Niti Aayog is organizing India’s first ‘Global Mobility Summit’ on
September 7-8 and it is to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an
official release says.
This Summit will help drive Government’s goals for
vehicle electrification, renewable energy integration and job growth and also
speed up India’s transition to a clean energy economy.
The Summit will constitute three designated components
– The Conclave, the Expo and the Featured Events.
The Conclave would include panel discussions featuring
global CEOs and transport ministers from across the world. It will also
see participation from countries like Netherlands, Slovakia, USA, UK,
Netherlands, China, South Korea, Australia etc.
‘MOVEMENTUM’, the Expo will feature exciting future
technologies and cutting edge innovations which will shape the mobility
paradigm, showcasing India’s push towards transformative mobility solutions.
The Expo with be set within a futuristic ‘Smart City’,
presenting an immersive experience of future mobility.
The Global Mobility Summit, 2018 also includes
Featured Events such as Breakout sessions, Fireside chats, Innovation
spotlights, Hackathons, Mobility Pitch Competitions and Networking Sessions.
These are planned in collaboration with industry sponsors and partners offering
informal insights into what constitutes transformative mobility.
'MOVE: Global Mobility Summit' will be organised in collaboration with
various ministries and industry partners.
Over 1,200 participants from across the world including government
leadership, industry leaders, think tank and civil society organisations are
likely to attend the summit.
The six themes of the summit are: Asset utilisation and service,
comprehensive electrification, alternative energy, reinventing public transit,
logistics and goods transport and data analytics and mobility.
"Nowhere in the world is there greater potential to accelerate the
transition to a shared, connected and zero emission society than India,"
the release said quoting Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar.