February 1, 2017: Empanelled as a national training institution for town planning by the Ministry of Urban Development since March 2016, WRI India has been leading capacity building initiatives under the purview of the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.
Hon’able Minister K. J. George, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Jamshyd Godrej, Madhav Pai, Aniruddha Dasgupta and V Ravichandar lead discourse at the Unlock Bengaluru (#UnlockBLR) conference in the city of Bengaluru on 9 July 2016. WRI India started participating in the Bengaluru dialogue in 2007, when Chief Secretary Mr. P.B.
AMRUT Capacity Building Workshop in Gujarat Initiates Discussion on Holistic Urban Transport Planning and Innovation
Recently empanelled as a national training institution for urban planning by the Ministry of Urban Development, WRI India has been leading capacity building initiatives under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) programme in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. Through a series of intensive residential workshops, our trainings strengthen the skills of Urban Local Bodies and introduce them to best practices in urban development solutions.
19 September 2016, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Transport Minister, Ramesh Chandra Mahji, Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) Vice Chairperson, Dr. Krishan Kumar (IAS), and supermodel and actor, Milind Soman spoke at the inaugural session of India Vision Zero on 18 September 2016.
- WRI India's CEO, OP Agarwal's contribution to the urban transport sector was recognised via a lifetime achievement award at the Prawaas 2017 conference held in Navi Mumbai on 29 July. The award was presented by Ramalinga Reddy, Diwar Rowte, and CP Singh - the Ministers of Transport for Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Bihar respectively.