New Delhi, July 15, 2021.
The Indian Academy of Highway Engineers (IAHE), under the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MORTH), has signed an Agreement with University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia for setting up a Centre for Advanced Transportation Technology and Systems (CATTS) at IAHE, Noida.
The Agreement was signed in a virtual ceremony today in the gracious presence of Union RT&H Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari, MoS RT&H and Civil Aviation, Gen (Retd) Dr V.K. Singh, DG (Road Development) & Spl. Secretary Shri I.K. Pandey, JS (Logistics & IAHE) Shri Suman Prasad Singh, Director IAHE Shri Sanjeev Kumar, VC of UNSW Prof. Ian Jacobs, Director Research Centre for Integrated Transport Innovation (UNSW) Prof. Vinayak Dixit, besides other senior officials of MORTH, IAHE and UNSW. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Gadkari said the project will help improve the road safety scenario in the country.
The Agreement is for a project for capacity building, technology transfer and creation of enabling environment for establishment of CATTS in IAHE. The UNSW will also deliver a course, certified by it, on smart transport systems and modelling