Mr. Amit Bhatt

Amit is the Strategy Head – Urban Transport at EMBARQ India. He is based in Delhi and provides vision and leadership to all transport initiatives across EMBARQ India, managing relationships with partners and stakeholders. Amit leads the work around BRT projects and city bus services in Surat, Indore, Jaipur and Bangalore; urban transport projects in Naya Raipur; restructuring the auto-rickshaw sector in Rajkot; and developing a public bicycling scheme in Jaipur. He also manages UNDP’s capacity building programme, the World Bank’s peer-to-peer learning programme and the project on low carbon public transport mobility solutions for rapidly growing Indian cities. He is also a core group member of 3 sub-committees on the Public Bicycling Scheme set up by the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India.

Amit has been formally trained as an architect and transport planner and has over 15 years of experience. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and a Master’s degree in Transport Planning from the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. Amit also has a Master’s degree in Economics from CSJM University, Kanpur, and a diploma in Transport Economics and Management from IRT, New Delhi.

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2014