To create awareness of what sustainable transportation system and what are its different components and how it needs to be undertaken, the Department of Urban Development, Government of Jharkhand organised two-day state level training for all Municipal Corporation of the State. The workshop is inaugurated by Shri Chandreshwar Prasad Singh, Hon’ble Urban Development Minister, Govt of Jharkhand.

The workshop is organised by Urban Development Department at Conference Hall, New Auditorium, Project Building, Ranchi. The program has been attended by Mr. Arun Kumar Singh, IAS Principal Secretary-Urban Development, Mr. Rajesh Sharma, Director-State Urban Development Agency and Mr. Prashant Kumar, IAS Municipal Commissioner-Ranchi Municipal Corporation.

The main objective of the workshop was to introduce officials to principles of design of facilities for pedestrians and cyclists. The workshop incorporated a live design exercise involving Argora Chowk, intersections on Harmu Road in Ranchi and highlighted opportunities to improve non-motorised transport user safety and convenience.