RITES sign MoU with AITD to promote multimodal mobility

RITES Limited, a leading Transport Infrastructure Consultancy and Engineering company, and the Asian Institute of Transport Development (AITD), New Delhi, have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate for strengthening infrastructure facilities, promoting multimodal transport systems and addressing environmental concerns.

  • Under this agreement, RITES and AITD will collaborate for technical services, including multimodal connectivity and consultancy assignments, knowledge skating, and research & development etc. 
  • The partnership intends to improve infrastructure facilities & transport services, promoting multimodal mobility solutions to increase efficiency of logistics of international production and distribution, and addressing environmental concerns to build infrastructure for the Future.

About RITES Limited: 

  • RITES Limited is a Minirama (Category – I) Schedule ‘A’ Public Sector Enterprise and a leading player in the transport consultancy and engineering sector in India, having diversified services and geographical mach. 
  • The company has experience spanning 47 years and has undertaken projects in over 55 countries across Asia, Africa, South America, and the Middle East region. 
  • RITES Limited is the only expo. arm of Indian Railways for providing rolling stock overseas (other than Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia).

About AITD:

  • Asian Institute of Transport Development (AITD) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation devoted to capacity building, non-partisan research and regional cooperation in the infrastructure sector with special focus on transport, trade and logistics. 
  • Set up in 1989, the Institute has been granted a special consultative status by the United Nations Economic and Social Council. 
  • The Institute provides substantive support to groupings such as SAARC, BIMSTEC, Mekong-Ganga Cooperation, ECO, GMS, ASEAN, etc.

Source: RITES-Press Release