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NITI Aayog, IRF Geneva to work on intelligent transportation systems

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To contribute in reducing urban traffic congestion, the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) and the International Road Federation, Geneva (IRF Geneva) on Thursday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI)  to cooperate in the field of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).  

According to NITI Aayog, the objective of the SoI is to create a national platform, involving the relevant Government stakeholders, Indian and foreign companies active in the sector, and relevant technical experts for the purpose of developing a National ITS Policy.

The policy would cover traffic management, parking management, electronic enforcement of traffic rules and regulations, fleet management and monitoring, innovation in the field of ITS, and education in the field of ITS.  

“The objectives of this national ITS Policy will be to contribute to reducing urban traffic congestion, improving the situation around parking of vehicles in cities, improving road safety, and improving the security of passenger,” NITI Aayog added.

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