Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference And Expo 2022 will be held in Kerala's Kochi from 4 to 6 November.
The event will be jointly inaugurated on 4 November by Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
UMI Conference and Expo 2022 is being organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in collaboration with Kerala government at Hotel Grand Hyatt in Kochi.
Senior officers from Central and State Governments policy makers, managing directors of metro rail companies, chief executives of transport undertakings, international experts, professionals, academicians and students will participate in this event.
In a statement on Thursday (3 November), the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs said that the Centre's National Urban Transport Policy (NUTP), 2006 among other things lays strong emphasis on building capabilities at the state and city level to address the problems associated with urban transport and lays down the guidelines for developing equitable and sustainable urban transport systems for all sections of the society.
As part of the NUTP enunciations, the ministry has taken the initiative to organise annual international Conference-cum-Exhibition on Urban Mobility India popularly known as UMI.
The primary objective of the conference is to disseminate information to the cities, whose officials attend the conference to help them keep up-to-date with latest and best urban transport practices globally.
The conference provides an opportunity to interact with other professionals, technology and service providers, both domestic and international, so that the delegates can carry home ideas to develop their urban transport along a sustainable path.
The event brings together national and international experts, technology and service providers, policy makers, practitioners and officials from the urban transport sector under one roof.
This year, the Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference and Expo is to focus on the theme of “Azadi@75 – Sustainable AatmaNirbhar Urban Mobility”.
It will emphasise on designing and implementing efficient, high quality and sustainable transport system in the cities.
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