Use of IT is Must for Better Transportation
IT for Parivahan is an idea to transform the country into a better one by using IT for transport, most importantly, it makes us to think how governance could be better through public participation. AIM-IT (Association of MSMEs for IT) organised an event in Delhi, for effective governance in transportation. The event saw participation of relevant stakeholders including central and state government ministers, bureaucrats, IT and logistics companies, start-ups, innovators and policy makers. Discussions was held on various important topics in sessions such as The Future of Smart Shipping & Smart Road Networks; Start up India, Enabling Efficient Logistics, Transport & eCommerce and Smarter Roads, Smarter Transport.
The highlight of the event was unveiling the draft policy document about On Vehicle Smart Module (OVSM). 14 www.dqindia.com On the occasion, the Chief Guest, Minister Nitin Gadkari stressed on importance of monitoring. He said, “Transport ministry aims to contribute to at least 3% of GDP over the next two years through higher implementation of technology.” He also added, “The infrastructure of the country is most important thing for progress, regarding the transport sector, we have already said to use maximum IT as much as required. We have PACE, the monitoring system which is monitoring 900 projects worth 6 lakh crore, we can identify problems and see the progress and the most important thing is the monitoring by which we can increase efficiency. The use of IT In different sectors is agenda for us and we have to find solutions.” He also threw light on various projects which are being worked under government takings.
“There are a few problems related to 21 projects that