UPSC Exam Preparation: Topic of the Day – Global Mobility Summit
MOVE: The Global Mobility Summit will be organised by the National Institution for Transforming India, NITI Aayog in collaboration with various industry partners and ministries. The Summit will take place in September 2018 in New Delhi. The Summit will help drive Government’s goals for vehicle electrification, renewable energy integration and job growth, thus, speeding up India’s transition to a clean energy economy.
The Summit will constitute three designated components – The Conclave, the Expo and the Featured Events.
Objectives of the Summit:
The Summit aims at bringing about a synergy between indigenous industries such as Telecommunications, Electronics, Information Technology and Automobile Manufacturing to integrate with global supply chains. The Summit also envisages mobility as a key driver for generating employment, accelerating economic growth and providing innovative solutions to improve efficiency and efficacy of transport sector.
It aims at bringing together and engaging with key stakeholders within the rapidly transforming global mobility landscape and to evolve public interest framework for shared, connected, zero emission agenda for the future.
The summit envisages Mobility as a key driver for accelerating economic growth by providing innovative solutions in improving the efficiency and efficacy of transport system and generating employment.
Six tracks of the Summit:
The Summit will be organised along key ‘tracks’ in order to anchor the debate and deliberations towards preparing a collective mobility agenda. The six tracks or themes of the Global Mobility Summit are:
- Asset Utilization and Services
- Comprehensive Electrification
- Alternative Energy
- Reinventing Public Transit
- Logistics and Goods Transport
- Data Analytics and Mobility
NITI Aayog has also planned a series of uniquely curated ‘NITI Talks’, showcasing successful entrepreneurs, well-known movers and shakers from the field of mobility, sustainable development, climate change and multimodal transport.
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