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7th Webinar on the subject “Intelligent Transport System (ITS) for Road Safety”

July 28, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:45 pm

IRF India Chapter organised the 7th Webinar in the series, titled “Intelligent Transport System (ITS) for Road Safety” on 28th July 2021 from 16:30 – 18:45 Hrs.

At the outset, Dr. S. Gangopadhyay, President, IRF-IC welcomed the participants at the Webinar. He set the context of the webinar and also briefed the participants about the forthcoming Webinars.

Since, Mr. K.K. Kapila, President (Emeritus), IRF Geneva was unwell and unable to attend the webinar, Mr. Somenath Ghosh, Consultant, ICT read out Mr. Kapila’s Keynote Address.

Videos conveying the messages of Mr. Jean Todt, United Nations Secretary General‘s Special Envoy for Road Safety and President, FIA, and Mr. Bill Halkias, President, IRF Geneva were played. The newly developed Road Safety Anthem was also played.

Dr.S. Gangopadhyay thereafter welcomed and introduced the Moderator of the Webinar, Mr. Balraj Bhanot, Former Director ARAI & Chairman CMVR-TSC, and Invited him to moderate the Webinar.

Mr. Balraj Bhanot shared his insights on road safety with the participants and welcomed and introduced the Speakers.

In addition to Mr.Sudhendu Jyoti Sinha, Advisor, NITI Aayog, who was the Guest Speaker at the Webinar, the Webinar had five distinguished Speakers.

1. Mr.Alok Sethi, General Manager, DIMTS (Topic: Smart& Enabling ITS Technologies for Road Safety)

2. Dr.Madhusudan Joshi, Head – Electronics Division, ICAT (Topic: Smart& Enabling ITS Technologies for Road Safety)

3.Mr.Chaitanya Y. Bhatt, CEO, Surat Smart City Ltd. (Topic: ITS Applications in Smart Cities)

4. Dr.P.K. Sarkar, Former Professor, SPA (Topic: Application of ITS Technologies for Safety of Vulnerable Road Users)

5. Mr.Prakash Rosayyan, Joint Director, CDAC (Topic: Indigenously Developed ITMS Components and the Use Cases)

Summing up the insights gained from the five Presentations, Mr. Balraj Bhanot conducted the Question & Answer session. An announcement was also made about the forthcoming 8th Webinar, which is proposed to be held on 27th August 2021.

Recording of Seventh Webinar held on subject “Intelligent Transport System (ITS) for Road Safety”


July 28, 2021
4:30 pm - 6:45 pm
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