With rapid urbanisation and soaring public expectations, India is witnessing a massive expansion of rail projects in major cities. Indian Railways is also tapping the startup ecosystem to improve efficiency and safety with an annual investment of more than Rs. 50 crore under the 'Start-ups for Railway' (SFR) initiative. Being a lifeline of the nation, the intricate railway network is carving the future of the transport industry embracing radical transformations and innovations through major disruptive technologies.
Moreover, while addressing the inevitable mobility challenges, the metro rail has come a long way, proving its merit in being a reliable, comfortable, and sustainable mode of transport.
Transport is an important part of India's growth story. The country, which has emerged as one of the fastest-growing economies of the world, is heavily investing in smart mobility to transform its cities into world-class Smart Cities.
With a vision to accelerate mobility innovations, Elets Technomedia and Division of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, CUSAT in association with Kochi Metro Rail Limited is delighted to organise National Railway & Transport Innovation Summit on 17th March at Hotel Holiday Inn, in Kochi, Kerala The summit will be a unique platform for decision-makers from the government, and corporate leaders for exchange of ideas and collaboration.
The power-packed summit will explore new-age innovations in technology, rail service, operations, and overall transport ecosystem to lead the nation on the path to an ever-progressing future!