AMemorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between India and Britain to improve public transport system and passenger services. The MoU would help in sharing of information in the areas of Public Transport System, passenger services, data analysis, induction of electric vehicles, introduction of technology, ticketing and the provision of passenger information, urban transport planning and policy, institutional organisation of transport, governance and accountability arrangements, project financing, strategy and procurement methodologies, policy development and assessment of technology strategies, operations procurement and contracting, infrastructure maintenance strategies, infrastructure design and delivery etc.
This MoU will also help in strengthening the integrated public transport for all. This will help people from all segments of the society to have access to quality public transport system. Further, it will help in introducing innovative practices such as digital payments, standardizing the design of the buses, use of technology for demand projection and route rationalization to enhance efficiency of public transport operations
This information was given by Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.
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