Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
Government of India



The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Government of India, has initiated a Capacity Building Programme to enable officials at city and state level acquire the necessary skills to understand the need of city in planning and design of safe transport system and help in building safe transport infrastructure in the urban transport sector. As a part of this initiative, Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme (TRIPP), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, is organizing “Planning and Design of Safe Transport Infrastructure: Workshop-cum-Training Programme”, 18-20 September 2014.

Workshop Objectives
This three days workshop-cum-training programme will bring together professionals working in the area of city and transportation planning, road and traffic safety, highway planning and safety, and law enforcement agencies to acquaint them with the state-of-the-art information in the field. The workshop is especially designed for an interdisciplinary audience of transport policy planners, police officers, traffic and road engineers, highway planners and city transport authorities. The contents of the workshop are especially focused to give a system perspective to the road traffic safety and design of transport infrastructure.

By the end of the workshop  the participants should be::

Be aware of Be able to Target group

The workshop especially designed for the participants who must be working in Transport/Traffic Departments of States/Union Territories and Municipal Corporations.


Out of 22 nominations received 19 participants from 11 states were attended the workshop. The participants attended from city police departments, state road transport departments, Public Works Department and Municipal Councils..

Host Institution

Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme (TRIPP) at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India

is an interdisciplinary programme focusing on the reduction of adverse health effects of road transport. Faculty members are involved in planning safer urban transportation systems and infrastructure for the future. It is the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations International Centre of Excellence and Ministry of Urban Development, Centre of Excellence for urban transport.

Workshop Outline

Day 1, 18 September 2014

Day 2, 19  September 2014

Day 3, 20 September 2014


Dinesh Mohan,  IIT Delhi, India: Bio-mechanics and road safety
Geetam Tiwari,  
IIT Delhi, India: Transport planning
Girish Agrawal, IIT Delhi, India: Safety legislation
K.R. Rao, IIT Delhi, India: Transportation engineering
Mathew Varghese, St. Stephen's Hospital India: Pre-hospital care
Puneet Mahajan, IIT Delhi, India: Crash helmets and human vibration
Rahul Goel, IIT Delhi, India: Vehicle registration data
Sudipto Mukherjee, IIT, Delhi, India: Crashworthiness mechanics

  • Correspondence address

    Prof. Geetam Tiwari
    Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme
    Room MS 815 Main Building
    Indian Institute of Technology
    Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016
    Phone: +91-11-26596361, 26596575
    Fax: 26858703






    TRIPP Conference Room, 7th Floor, Main Building
    Indian Institute of Technology
    Hauz Khas, New Delhi, India


    9am - 5pm daily


     18-20 September 2014