GUWAHATI, Aug 8 - �The integrated mobility inherent in the humankind is the major factor towards sustainable development of the country,� said Prakash, Distinguished Fellow, Transport and Urban Governance, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).
To adopt the sustainable mobility to access multimodal integration around the world, NITI Aayog has recently launched the national plan of state mobility strategy.
Under this plan, the Transport Department in association with TERI organised a regional workshop on �Transforming Mobility in India� at the Assam Administrative Staff College here recently where representatives from eight state transport commissions of the NE region presented state mobility strategies to achieve the goals of sustainable development through electric mobility, environment-friendly transportation, renewable energy integration and technological innovation.
Assam state mobility strategy was also presented at the workshop with an aim of integrated mobility perspectives for key stakeholders in the State. To make Guwahati the regional hub, the mobility strategy will open a global network through the integration of road network, rail network, airways as well as waterways.
Ashutosh Agnihotri, Commissioner and Secretary, Transport Department, delivered the welcome address and Lav Bhardwaj from NITI Aayog presented the outline of state mobility strategy.
AP Tiwari, MD of ASTC; Manoj Kumar, Commissioner of Transport and Dipankar Saharia, Director, TERI, Northeastern Regional Centre also participated in the event.