Saying that charged mobility is the way forward, PM Modi asserted that focus of India’s entrepreneurs & manufacturers is now to develop and deploy break-through battery technology.
Prime Minister also stated his vision for future of mobility in India. He highlighted that the vision encompasses the important aspect represented by 7 C’s including common public transport.
Asserting that mobility is a key driver of the economy, PM Modi said that better mobility reduces the burden of travel and transportation, and can boost economic growth. He added that it is already a major employer and can create the next generation of jobs.
Stressing that mobilty is a key element of ease of living and critical in preserving our planet, The Prime Minister said that creating a mobility ecosystem which is environment supportive is need of the hour.
Summing up his address, the Prime Minister said that mobilty is the sector of immense opportunity and India should make a template of Mobilty revolution for the world to follow.
PM Modi also visited an exhibition of electric vehicles after his address. Electric cars, rickshaws, bicycles and buses were displayed at the exhibition.
At the summit, NITI Aayog Vice Chariman Rajeev Kumar said that India will play an important role in shaping Global Mobility. He added that 22 States Action Plan will be presented tomorow which includes suggestions from 36 states and UTs. He also said that focus of the summit is to learn from best practices of different countries.
CEO NITI Ayog Amitabh Kant asserted that mobility is currently in the midst of a major global disruption. He added that the main aim through the summit is to revolutionise the way people travel in India, along with making mobility more connected, shared and seamless.
Mobility is the greatest change maker. A short film on how mobility solutions are shaping our future prepared by Niti Ayog was also played at the summit.
India’s first-ever Global Mobility Summit- MOVE began at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. The summit aims at stressing on developing multi-modal transport system in the country. Before his address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a walk through of the virtual digital exhibition on modern transport system. At the exhibition, representatives of companies including Mahindra, Hero, Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki, Honda, Toyota, Bosch besides others gave presentation to PM Modi. With regard to reinventing the public transport system, deliberations will be held on transit planning and intermodal connectivity during the summit. The two-day meet of stakeholders has been organised by the NITI Aayog.