Sustainable Urban Transport Project
Integrated and comprehensive institutional and capacity development programs needs to be developed and implemented at the national, state and local government levels. These are necessary to build sufficient institutional and human capacity to successfully address already severe and rapidly growing urban transport challenges. With this in mind, the Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP) was developed. The two main objectives of SUTP are:
The project is to be implemented through the following three main components:
Component I: National Capacity Development Initiatives
The primary objective of this component is to explore options and carry out preparatory work towards establishing and institutionalizing the NUTP. This component supports outputs and an activity focused on the primary objective of this component is to explore options and carry out preparatory work towards establishing and institutionalizing the NUTP. This component supports outputs and activities focused on Institutional and Individual capacity development for government agencies/ institutions already engaged in urban transport planning and implementation. The Component will include technical assistance to the MoUD for implementation of the NUTP and NURM. Implementation of the Component 1 will be supported mainly by UNDP with the World Bank providing technical support to some activities.
Component 1A – Capacity Building for Institutions and Individuals
National Level Workshops are being conducted by IUT under SUTP for building capacity at National, State and City Level to strengthen the core functions necessary for efficient administration of Urban Transport.
Details of workshops:
> Download document (MS Word)
> Invite for current workshop: From Ministry of Urban Development (PDF)
Contact Shri.Sumit Chatterjee,
Senior Training Coordinator, Institute of Urban Transport,
1st Floor, Anand Vihar Metro Station Buiding, Delhi 110092.
Component 1B – Technical Assistance to MoUD to Improve the National, State and Local Capacities in providing Sustainable Transportation
Component II: Demonstration Projects
This Component will catalyze high profile demonstration projects in selected cities that will create models of sustainable transport solutions for other Indian cities to replicate. These projects focus on four themes:
The current demonstration cities are:
The project setup allows additional cities to join the program during the course of the project
Component III: Project Management
This component aims to provide technical assistance to Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) to strengthen their project management capabilities and enable them to successfully manage the implementation of SUTP.
i. SUTP Partners & Funding
ii. Implementation Structure
iii. Project Timeline