MMRDA to introduce Diploma Courses in Transport Sector


Pune soon on Monorail! In a bid to improve the already congested traffic in Mumbai and to have experts who will ultimately guide the modern transport of Metro and Mono Rail in the country, at Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, and PUNE, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) arranged a Diploma Course in Transport Sector.

Pune soon on Monorail! In a bid to improve the already congested traffic in Mumbai and to have experts who will ultimately guide the modern transport of Metro and Mono Rail in the country, at Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, and PUNE, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority,MMRDA,arranged a Diploma Course in Transport Sector. The program was attended by 40 participants from different organizations, including Traffic, Police, Metro, and Mono Rail besides Pune Mahanagar Parivartan Mahamandal, the Agency to improve and looking after the traffic in Pune, and L&T Group. The course is set to change the transport scenario in the city of Mumbai, and other places.

Diploma Courses in Transport Sector by MMRDA is in the offing. The aim is to have experts in the subject of Transport, who will serve usefully the modern modes of transport such as Metro and Mono Rail, according to Ms Bhide, the Joint Metropolitan Commissioner of MMRDA, who was speaking at the concluding ceremony of the second successive and successful training workshop organized by the National Mass Transit Training and Research Institute established by MMRDA. Elaborating further "The aim is to institutionalize the training programmes in the transport sector which is at the cusp of changing the transport scenario in the city of Mumbai. We are looking at tie-ups with Indian as also foreign Universities for the purpose. The 4-day training programme, held with the help of the Federal Transit Administration, has thrown open a lot of options and will certainly add value to the National Mass Transit Training and Research Institute", said Ms.Bhide.

According to Rita Dagulliard, Director, Federal Transit Administration,of USA, <"The response to the training program from all the participants was very lively and provocative which only highlighted the interest they had in the workshop. The interaction with the participants not only underlined their curiosity but also kept our faculty members on their toes!" The crucial subject of the last day's Training Program was "Intelligent Transportation System.

All the participants who attended the Course received a Participation Certificate. The training lasted for 4 days and evinced keen interest among the Participants.


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