Smart mobility for India: Needs, opportunities and challenges
India finds itself in a precarious situation. While the lack of efficient and effective mediums of mobility for public-at-large outside metropolitan cities continues to cause loss of productivity and stifle economic growth in a considerable manner; the economic growth in major urban centres and the resultant growth of passenger vehicles and two-wheelers is leading to heavy traffic jams and pollution. This article argues that a viable solution to these entwined and complex challenges lies in implementing "smart mobility" solutions. This could prove to be the next growth driver and present immense opportunities for Indo-German collaboration.