Tripartite MoU Signs Between Enterprise & Temasek Foundation International-Singapore Cooperation, MahaMetro and Pune Municipal Corporation For Multi-Modal Transport In Pune

Tripartite MoU Signs Between Enterprise & Temasek Foundation International-Singapore Cooperation, MahaMetro and Pune Municipal Corporation For Multi-Modal Transport In Pune

Want create site? With Free visual composer you can do it easy.

Date Of Post: 12 Jan, 2018Pune:

A 3-day workshop (10th-12th January 2018) is being organized in Pune by TEMASEK FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL-SINGAPORE COOPERATION ENTERPRISE in coordination with Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited and Pune Municipal Corporation. The event witnessed the signing of the Grant Agreement for the Urban Management (Multi-Modal Transport) Programme in Pune.

Image Credit: Pune Metro

A tripartite agreement was signed between TEMASEK FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL-SINGAPORE COOPERATION ENTERPRISE URBAN MANAGEMENT Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited and Pune Municipal Corporation. It was signed by Dr. Brijesh Dixit Managing Director Maha Metro, Mrs Prerna Deshbhrata, Addl Municipal Commissioner (Spl), PMC and Mr Kong Wy Mun, CEO, SCE.

Also present at this event were Mr. Ajit Singh, Consul-General of the Republic of Singapore, Mr Goh Keng Phang, Centre Director, IE Singapore, Mr Ramnath S, Executive Director, Maha Metro, Pune, Mr Ho Kum Fatt, Director, Systems Interface, Land Transport Authority, Singapore, Mr Mark Ng, General Manager, SMRT International andMr Yeo Siew Wah, Director (Control Operations), SMRT Trains.

Image Credit: Pune Metro

The capacity Building Program on urban Mobility and Multi – Modal Transportation Planning for the city of Pune for 3 years has been proposed by Temasek Foundation International (TF Intl) and Singapore Cooperation Enterprise(SCE).

TF Intl is a Singapore-based non –profit philanthropic organization that funds and supports initiatives that aim to build capabilities as Asia. SCE is a Singapore government agency with the power to enter into Memorandum of Understanding relating to public sector collaboration projects with other foreign governments and their states.

The program aims at creating a cross learning platform and capacity building benefiting about 100 officers from PMC, PCMC, PMRDA, PMPML and Maha-Metro Corporation and their associated agencies in the area multi-modal public transportation and integration, and metro operations.

Image Credit: Pune Metro

Maha-Metro Rail Corporation plays a pivotal role in the execution of this program and is set to also benefit from this program, in line with its plans for Multi –modal integration w.r.t Pune Metro. The key factor for the success of any Metro especially in a city like Pune is Multi-Modal Integration.This ensures increased ridership for the Metro rail systems and also exploit various non-fare revenue initiatives, for long term self –sustainability of the Metro.

In the case of Pune, Multi – Modal Integration of Metro would be with Railways, Buses, BRTS other modes of transport. An in-depth planning also needs to be done in terms of coordination with PMC/PCMC, PMPML would be complimentary to ensure Metro ridership.


Source: Pune Metro  |  Image Credit: Pune Metro

Did you find apk for android? You can find new Free Android Games and apps.

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar