A transformative change needed

02 Jul 2019

Inadequate investment in urban transport systems has led to almost all Indian cities witnessing massive traffic congestion and increased vehicular air pollution. The phenomenal growth in vehicles on the road has resulted in increased energy consumption and carbon emissions, further leading to increased air pollution There is a need to create a consolidated Transport Ministry that will focus on systemic performance, as recommended by the National Transport Development Policy Committee in 2014. Future sustainable mobility solutions for a rapidly emerging economy with a very large population must be different from the ones adopted by developed countries.

Tags
Electric mobility
Urban transport
Low carbon development
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