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Seminar on mass transit system today Friday, August 24, 2001
TIMES NEWS NETWORK
AHMEDABAD: Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), with the support of Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board (GIDB), will organise a seminar on "Regulation and Development of Urban Mass Transit System" here today.
The objective of the seminar is to look at the government's initiatives in the development of infrastructure in the state through the 'Gujarat Infrastructure Vision 2010' document, and to discuss and deliberate issues on urban transportation and develop a road map, which would accelerate development in infrastructure sector by identifying areas in urban transportation.
On the occasion, B S C Rao, the executive director of Bangalore Metropolitan Railway Transport Ltd (BMRTL), would make a presentation on 'Institutional and Legal Framework for Development of Mass Transit System in India'. James McClung, the vice-president of Louis Berger International Ltd, would make a presentation on 'Comparative Analysis in Urban Transit Authorities _ An International Experience' during the seminar while Pankaj Jain, the executive director (railway board), would make a presentation on 'Models for Self-Sustaining Urban/Sub-Urban Rail Transportation'.
News Source : Times Of India News Service [ Lightning News ]