ITDP is a global non-profit organization that works with cities worldwide to bring about sustainable transport solutions that reduce pollution, alleviate poverty and enhance quality of urban life. ITDP is at the forefront of innovation, using technical expertise, direct advocacy, and policy guidance to mitigate the impacts of climate change, improve air quality, and support prosperous, sustainable, and equitable cities. ITDP has worked with over 100 cities in more than 40 nations to design and implement transport and urban development systems and policy solutions that make cities more viable, fair, and livable.
ITDP works in all types of cities on five continents, with offices in China, Brazil, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico and the United States. ITDP teams include architects, urban planners, leading transport experts, cycling activists, developers, data scientists, and policy specialists working directly with local governments to take visible, on-the-ground improvements (https://www.itdp.org/contact/)
ASRTU is a multilateral organization works under the aegis of MoRT&H, GOI for the road based public transport in the country and works in tandem with the various State Govts, OEMs and International organizations.
Central Institute of Road Transport (CIRT) was established in 1967 with a joint initiative of MoRT&H & Association of State Road Transport Undertakings. CIRT is committed to improving efficiency & productivity of road transport especially State Transport Undertakings. CIRT has been offering technical training, consultancy and automobile component testing services to STU fraternity for the last 55 years. CIRT offers management development programmes covering general management, transport operations and maintenance engineering. The programmes are meant for practicing managers in STUs and other organizations are engaged in transport services. All programmes are residential and their duration ranges from one week to four weeks. In addition, the Institute undertakes consultancy and research assignments on transport policy, transportation planning, traffic management, maintenance management, materials management, human resource management and management information systems.
With the assistance of international agencies including UNDP, British Council, CIRT has strengthened its core competence and is a leading major management development center in the country. CIRT has a sophisticated automobile component testing laboratory, recognized by the Bureau of Indian Standards for testing a wide range of automobile components. The joint endeavor of ASRTU and CIRT for monitoring the quality of auto parts has stood the test of time and has become an indispensable input for upgrading quality and ensuring cost-effectiveness.