Smart Mobility for India: Needs, Opportunities and Challenges
Germany Contact India, Issue 2/2012 (August), pp. 16-17
2 Pages Posted: 12 Sep 2012
Date Written: 2012
India finds itself in a precarious situation. While the lack of efficient and effective mediums of mobility for public-at-large outside metropolitan cities continues to cause loss of productivity and stifle economic growth in a considerable manner; the economic growth in major urban centres and the resultant growth of passenger vehicles and two-wheelers is leading to heavy traffic jams and pollution. This article argues that a viable solution to these entwined and complex challenges lies in implementing “smart mobility” solutions. This could prove to be the next growth driver and present immense opportunities for Indo-German collaboration.
Keywords: India, Smart Mobility, Automobiles, Indo-German Collaboration
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