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UMI Proceedings
Day 1 Friday November 15, 2019
Inaugural Session

Lighting of the Lamp

Welcome Address

Shri Rajendra Kumar Tiwari, Chief Secretary, Government of Uttar Pradesh

Film on “Journey of urban Transport in India”

Release of “Standard Specifications of Light Urban Rail Transit System- METROLITE”

Opening Address

Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

Jose Luis Irigoyen, Former Senior Director, Transport and ICT (Global Practices), World Bank

Inaugural Address

Shri Yogi Adityanath, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

Vote of Thanks

Shri K. Sanjay Murthy, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

Conclave on “Public Transport for All”

Moderator and Presenter - Dr OP Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), World Resources Institute (WRI)

Panelist

Mr Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

Mr Keshav Varma, Advisor, Government of Uttar Pradesh

Mr Prasanna Patwardhan, Managing Director, Prasanna Purple

Dr. Axel Friedrich, Former Head of Transport and Noise Division, German Environmental Agency

Mr Brijesh Dixit, Managing Director, Maha Metro Rail Corporation

Mr R.K. Misra, Cofounder and President, Yulu Bikes

Concluding Remarks by Dr OP Agarwal, CEO, WRI

Session 1 – Walk the Talk on Walkability Policy (panel discussion)

Chairperson - Mr Tarun Kapoor, Vice Chairman, Delhi Development Authority

Co-Chair & Moderator - Mr Keshav Varma, Advisor, Government of Uttar Pradesh

Panelist

Ms Mariana Alegre, General Coordinator, Lima Cómo Vamos Citizen Observatory, Perú

Dr Geetam Tiwari, Professor, IIT Delhi

Ms Varsha Joshi, Commissioner North Delhi Municipal Corporation

Mr Mukesh Meshram, Divisional Commissioner, Lucknow

Session 2 – Problems for Small and Medium Towns &Introduction of Public Transport Systems

Chairperson - Dr M. Ramachandran, Former Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Ms Janna Piorr, Director of Strategy and Portfolio, Deutsche Bahn International Operations GmbH (Sponsored)

Ms Paola Tapia, Former Minister of Transport and Telecommunications, Chile

Mr Prasanna Patwardhan, Managing Director, Prasanna, Purple

Mr Sanjay Dubey, Principal Secretary, Urban Development and Housing Department (UDHD) and Managing Director, Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Company

Round Table 1: Impact Of Shared Mobility On Public Transport (research Study of MoHUA)

Chairperson - Mr. B.I. Singal, Ex-DG, IUT

Moderator - Ms Sonia Arora, Urban Transport Expert, IUT

Presenter

ANKIT PACHOURI & DEVIKA S

Panelist

Mr. Vinay Maitri, Professor, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi

Dr. G.J. Joshi, Associate Professor, SVNIT Surat

Round Table 2: Metro, MetroLite and Metro Neo

Chairperson - Mr Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Moderator - Mr K.R. Jyothilal, Principal Secretary, Transport Department, Government of Kerala/ Mr Alkesh Kumar Sharma, Managing Director, Kochi Metro

Presenter

Mr Brijesh Dixit, Managing Director, Maha Metro Rail Corporation

Mr Brijesh Dixit, Managing Director, Maha Metro Rail Corporation

Panelist

Principal Secretaries (Urban Development/ Transport)

Managing Directors, Metro Rail Company

Directors, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Metro, MetroLite and Metro Neo

Mr Jaideep, OSD (UT) & Ex. Officio Joint Secretary, MoHUA

Representatives of Rolling Stock Manufacturers

Round Table 3: Road Map for Electric Mobility (sponsored by WRI)

Dr O.P. Agarwal, CEO, WRI India

Panelist

Mr. Gerald Ollivier, Lead Transport Specialist, World Bank

Mr. Vivek Chandran, Shakti Sustainable Energy Fiundation

Dr. Indradip Mitra, Senior Technical Advisor, GIZ

Mr. Rahul Bagadia, Managing Director, PManifold

Mr. G. P. Hari, Additional General Manager, KMRL

Round Table 4: Functional Specifications for ITS & MIS for Urban Bus Systems and Design of Bus Depots for City Bus Operations in India

Chairperson - Mr. Abhijit Sarkar, Training Expert, PMC ESCBS, Mott MacDonald

Moderator - Mr. Sudesh Kumar, Team Leader, PMC- ESCBS, Mott MacDonald

Presenter : Mr. Ajay Gupta, DIMTS

Mr. Neeraj Aggarwal, DIMTS

Mr. Neeraj Aggarwal, DIMTS

Day 2 Saturday November 16, 2019
Research Symposium 1 - Improved Public Transport & Inclusive Mobility

Chairperson - Mr Sudesh Kumar, Team Leader, PMC, ECBS, Mott MacDonald

Mr Tushar Sangal, CEPT University Ahmedabad

Ms Yaksha Chakrawarti, CEPT University

Shinjini Acharya, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi

Is Habit of Travel Resistive to Use Public Transport? An Assessment of Acquaintance Behavior of Travelers in a Transit Deficient Metropolitan City

Mr Ninad Gore, SVNIT Surat

Research Symposium 2 – Technology & Climate Change in Urban Transport

Chairperson - Dr Sewa Ram, Professor, School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi

Research Symposium 3 – Public Transport and Compact Development

Chairperson - Dr.Pawan Kumar, Associate TCP, TCPO

Poster making Session with School Children - Problems they Face in Mobility
LUTP Review 1
LUTP Review 2
Media Centre
Session 3 – Role of State Government in Improving City Bus Service

Chairperson - Dr. Surendra Kumar Bagde, General Manager, BEST Undertaking

Mr Robin Kaenzig, Transport Economist, UK

Mr Gerald Ollivier, Lead Transport Specialist, World Bank

Mr. Rakesh Jain, Vice President, DIMTS

Dr. Madan Regmi, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

Mr. Arun Bothra, Managing Director, Capital Urban Region Transport (CRUT), Bhubaneswar

Mr R.S. Bal, GM (Projects and Finance), PIDB Amritsar and UMTC Team

Session 4 – How Women can be Empowered through Public Transport?

Chairperson - Mr M L Chotani, Consultant – IUT & Former Director AMDA

Dr. Axel Friedrich, Former Head of Transport and Noise Division, German Environmental Agency

Ms. Daniela Coimbra Swiatek, Expert Consultant for Mobility Innovation, Sao Paolo, Brazil

Mr Christian Vosseler, Senior Project Manager, KFW

Dr Nitika Bhakuni, Associate Professor, CEPT University

Round Table 5: Bus Karo: National Public Transport Investment Program (Sponsored by WRI)

Moderator - Dr OP Agarwal, CEO, WRI India

Panelist

Prof. Shivanand Swamy, Executive Director, CEPT University

Mr. H. K. Gupta, Chief General Manager, HRTC

Mr. Vivek Chandran, Shakti Foundation

Amit Bhatt, Director, (Integrated Urban Transport), WRI India

Mr. K. R. Jyothilal, Principal Secretary, Transport Dept., Govt. of Kerala

Poster making Session with School Children - Problems they Face in Mobility
LUTP Review 3
LUTP Review 4
Session 5 –Child Friendly Mobility

Chairperson - Mr Mukesh Meshram, Divisional Commissioner, Lucknow

Mr B.I. Singal, Former Director General, Institute of Urban Transport (India)

Mr Amit Bhatt, Director, (Integrated Urban Transport), World Resources Institute

Mr Kasinath Anbu, Technical Advisor, GIZ

Session 6 – Introduction of Electric Mobility: Challenges in Implementation

Chairperson - Mr. Ajay R. Charthankar, Joint Managing Director, Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Ltd. (PMPML)

Mr. Ajay R. Charthankar, Joint Managing Director, Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Ltd. (PMPML)

Mr. Shirish Mahendru, GIZ

Mr Weimin Zhou Sr. Transport Specialist, World Bank, China

Mr Stefan Bakker, Team Leader, GFA Consortium Group, Netherlands

Mr. Mohit Dubey, CEO, Chalo

Round Table 6 – City Bus Service

Chairperson - Mr Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Moderator - Dr O.P. Agarwal, CEO, WRI

Presenter - Shri K. Sanjay Murthy, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

Panellist

Jaideep, OSD (UT) &Ex. Officio Joint Secretary, MoHUA

Dr.Surendra Kumar Bagde, General Manager, BEST Undertaking

Mr R.S. Bal, GM (Projects and Finance), PIDB Amritsar

Mr. Anand Prakash Tiwari, Managing Director, Assam State Transport Corporation

Mr. Rakesh Jain, Vice President – Business Development & Transportation Technology Solutions, DIMTS

Mr M. Ramsekhar, MD, DIMTS

Mr AjaiMathur, Managing Director, UMTC

Dr Rajesh Pandya, Deputy Municipal Commissioner, Surat Municipal Corporation

Ms. Rolley Mahendra Varma, Director (Transport), NitiAayog

Dr. Shriniwas Arkatkar, Assistant Professor, SVNIT, Surat

Prof. Shivanand Swamy, Executive Director, CEPT University, Ahmedabad

LUTP Review 5
LUTP Review 6
Plenary Session 1 – Panel Discussion on Accessible Mobility

Chairperson - Dr O.P. Agarwal, CEO, WRI

Moderator - Mr Jaideep, OSD (UT) & Ex. Officio Joint Secretary, MoHUA

Prof. Shivanand Swamy, Executive Director, CEPT, Ahmedabad

Mr. Janardan Prasad, Director, MRTS-II, MoHUA

Mr. Pankaj Kumar Bansal,Managing Director, Chennai Metro

Mr MATSUMURA Shigehisa, NIKKEN SEKKEI Research Institute, Tokyo

Day 3 Sunday November 17, 2019
Research Symposium 4 –Improving Public Transport

Chairperson - Mr A. K. Gupta, Director, RCUES, Lucknow

Research Symposium 5 – Innovations & Technology

Chairperson - Dr Syed Aqeel Ahmad, HOD, Integral University, Lucknow

Mr Soumyajit Dutta, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi

Mr Samir Patel, Dr. Chetan R. Patel, Mr Bhasker V. Bhatt, Dr Gaurang J. Joshi, SVNIT Surat and Dr Rajesh J. Pandya, Deputy Commissioner, Surat Municipal corporation

Mr Ede Sowmya, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi

Research Symposium 6 – Big Data & Artificial Intelligence

Chairperson - Dr. Shriniwas Arkatkar, Assistant Professor, SVNIT, Surat

Takeaways from Energy Sector Maintenance Assistance Programme (ESMAP) Implementation

Chairperson - Mr. Sudesh Kumar, TL, PMC ESCBS, Mott MacDonald

Round Table 7 – Guidelines on Parking Management for Small and Medium Towns (research Study of MoHUA)

Chairperson - Dr. Pawan Kumar, Assistant TCP, Town & Country Planning Organisation (TCPO)

Presenter - Ms Vijaya Rohini, Urban Transport Planner, Institute of Urban Transport, India

Dr. P.K. Sarkar, Director, Asian Institute of Transport

Ms Aswathy Dilip, Senior Programme Manager, Institute for Transportation and Development (ITDP)

Takeaways from Energy Sector Maintenance Assistance Programme (ESMAP) Implementation

Chairperson - Mr. Abhijit Sarkar, Training Expert, PMC ESCBS, Mott MacDonald

Presenters

Mr. Gyan Prakash, Joint Dir., (Transport), Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA)

Mr. Rakesh Kumar Agrawal, Deputy Director, (Transport), PCRA

Mr. N. Srinivas

Mr. I. C. Sharma, Project Manager, SUTP

Shri K. Sanjay Murthy, Additional Secretary, MoHUA, Govt. of India

Session7 – Clean Air Action Plan: Mitigations in Urban Transport Sector in Reducing Pollution

Chairperson - Mr. Stefan Bakker

Ms Anumita Roy Chowdhury, Executive Director, CSE

Dr. Axel Friedrich, Former Head of Transport and Noise Division of German Environmental Agency

Mr. Harish Chandra Nayak, Additional Commissioner - Enforcement, Bhubaneswar Development Authority

Session 8 –Technology to Leverage Services for Improved Mobility

Chairperson - Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Head of Department (Transport Planning), SPA Delhi

Dr Rajesh Pandya, Deputy Municipal Commissioner, Surat Municipal Corporation

Ms. Daniela Coimbra Swiatek, Expert Consultant for Mobility Innovation, Sao Paolo, Brazil

Mr Ankur Mohan Agarwal, General Manager, Technical, CAF India Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. T V Shrinivas, Senior General Manager, Tata Motors, Pune

Round Table 8 - Training Need Assessment for E-buses (supported by GIZ)

Chairperson - Mr. Roland Haas, Senior Technical Advisor, GIZ

Moderator

Mr. Laghu Parashar, Senior Technical Advisor, GIZ

Mr. Rahul Bagdia, Managing Director, pManifold Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Krishna Sharma, Vice President and Business Head - Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE), Exicom Tele Systems Limited

Mr. Naga Satyam, Executive Director, Olectra-BYD

Mr. Arindam Lahiri,CEO, Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC)

Mr. H. K. Gupta, Chief General Manager, Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC)

Dr. Prabhjot Kaur, CEO, Centre of Battery Engineering and Electric Vehicles (C-BEEV), IIT Madras

Round Table 9: Moving Ahead on NCMC

Chairperson - Dr.Surendra Kumar Bagde, General Manager, BEST Undertaking

Shri. S.S. Joshi, Director (Rolling Stock), Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)

Dr.Surendra Kumar Bagde, General Manager, BEST Undertaking

Mr Rajesh Kushwaha, CDAC

Panellist -

Managing Directors, Metro Rail Company

Directors, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Representatives of Bus Operating Companies

Representatives from Cities

Managing Directors of BRTS Companies

Representatives of Leading Banks

Round Table 10 – Innovative PPP Engagements to Increase Revenue for STUs and SPVs (supported by CHALO)

Moderator - Mr. Mohit Dubey – CEO and Co-founder, Chalo

Panellists –

Mr K. R. Jyothilal, Principal Secretary, Transport Department, Government of Kerala

Mr. Amarendra Prasad Singh,Administrator, Bihar Road Transport Corporation

Mr. Anand Prakash Tiwari, Managing Director, Assam State Transport Corporation

Mr. Y. Srinivasa Rao, Senior Manager, IT, Andhra Pradesh State Transport Corporation

Ms Swati Khanna, KfW

Mr. Rajendra Varma, India Program Lead, Urban Works Institute (ITDP)

Round Table 11 - Options and Recommendations for Resolving Regulatory, Institutional & Fiscal Constraints in providing Efficient & Sustainable City Bus Services

Chairperson - Mr Jaideep, OSD (UT) &Ex. Officio Joint Secretary, MoHUA

Moderator - Mr. Sudesh Kumar, TL, PMC ESCBS, Mott MacDonald

Presenter

Mr. Rakesh Jain, Vice President, Business Development & Transportation Technology Solutions, DIMTS

Plenary Session 2 – Avenues for Increased Revenue and cost cutting Methods in Metro Rail Systems

Chairperson - Mr Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Moderator - Mr Kumar Keshav, Managing Director, UP Metro Rail Corporation

Mr Mangu Singh, Managing Director, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

Mr Brijesh Dixit, Managing Director, Maha Metro Rail Corporation

Mr. Alkesh Kumar Sharma, Managing Director, Kochi Metro Rail Ltd.

Mr P.K. Bansal, Managing Director, Chennai Metro Rail Ltd.

Mr Ajay Seth, Managing Director, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited

MATSUMURA Shigehisa, NIKKEN SEKKEI Research Institute, Tokyo

Valedictory Session

Welcome Address

Shri Manoj Kumar, Principal Secretary (Urban Development), Government of Uttar Pradesh

Opening Remarks

Shri Deepak Kumar, Principal Secretary (Housing & Urban Planning), Government of Uttar Pradesh

Address

Shri Rajendra Kumar Tiwari, Chief Secretary, Government of Uttar Pradesh

Address

Shri Ashutosh Tandon, Hon’ble Minister for Urban Development of Uttar Pradesh

Address

Dr. Dinesh Sharma, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

Valedictory Address & Launch of UMI 2020

Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

Presentation of Awards for Excellence in Urban Transport & Urban Mobility Awards

Dr. Dinesh Sharma, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

Vote of Thanks

Shri K. Sanjay Murthy, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

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