New Delhi: Pitching for green energy and innovative solutions for efficient technology management, railways has set up a Chair on sustainable mobility at TERI University here.
Indian Railways Chair for Sustainable Mobility would focus and promote research on issues of sustainable mobility, use of energy efficient technology and green energy initiatives by the Railways and would facilitate research into finding innovative solutions to these issues.
The Chair would also focus on research in various aspects of railways that has emerged as crucial mode of transport to achieve sustainable development in the country, according to a MoU signed today in presence of Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu here.
The university would aim for imparting knowledge and enriching professionals in all aspects of sustainability with a multi-dimensional perspective relevant to railways.
The Chair is expected to involve itself into issues of sustainable development especially relevant to the rail infrastructure, use of energy efficient technology and green energy initiatives of the Railways and to research into finding innovative solutions to these.
It should lend strength to the ongoing research and teaching and should open new vistas of research in the field of rail transport.