As a policy research organization, the CPPR-Centre for Urban Studies with expertise in urban mobility and transport has been researching and working on the various issues and challenges in the urban transport space. CPPR presents here a brief on the Kerala Metropolitan Transport Authority Bill. The bill is to form a unified metropolitan transport authority for planning, integration, development and control of transport and its related works in urban mobility areas. The 2017 Metro Rail Policy of the Government of India stipulates the formation of a unified metropolitan transport authority in areas where a metro rail is planned or implemented.
Read more, CPPR Brief on KMTA Bill
Dr D Dhanuraj is the Chairman and Managing Trustee of CPPR. He holds a PhD in Science & Humanities (Anna University), MSc Physics (Mahatma Gandhi University) and MA Political Science (Madras Christian College). He also holds a Post Graduate Executive Diploma in International Business from Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai, and has undergone training by TTMBA of Atlas USA, IAF Germany, FEE USA, etc. His core areas of expertise are in urbanisation, urban transport & infrastructure, education, health, livelihood, law, and election analysis. He can be contacted by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @dhanuraj