This International Conference was jointly organized with the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport (MoPIT) with support from the Department of Roads (DoR), Department of Railways (DoRW), Department of Transport Management (DoTM), Roads Board Nepal (RBN), Department of Local Infrastructure (DOLI), Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) and the Department of Urban Development and Building Construction (DUDBC). Similarly, the event was supported by international agencies such as the Korean Society of Transport (KST), Korea Transport Institute (KOTI), Transport Research and Education Network of UNESCAP, and the Eastern Asia Society of Transport Studies (EASTS).
The main objective of this conference was to disseminate the state-of-the-art approaches, proven best practices, and scientific know-how for addressing the integration issues for sustainable mobility. At the same time, it aimed to provide a greater opportunity for the transport sector professionals to understand the recent research outcomes on this issue. The conference was expected to produce an important note of conference proceedings for decision support to the planning and implementing agencies in this sector.
The theme of the conference was “Integrated Transport for Sustainable Mobility”. The papers and presentations in the conference were categorized into two types: technical and research papers. The broad theme of the conference had been organized into various specific issues in the transport sector.