Abhijit Sarkar, an MPhil in sociology, has been, in a career spanning 36 years, a permanent civil servant for more than 26 years. While Transportation has been his core engagement (19+ years), both in govt (12 years) & the private sector (over 7 years since 2010), he has held senior public administration positions in areas such as Tribal Welfare, Tourism, Technical Education, Commercial Tax, Public Distribution System, Power, Industries, Vigilance etc. Sarkar has headed, from DIMTS Ltd, the roll-out & expansion of the GPS-enabled, electronic-ticketed Cluster bus operation in Delhi, the first ever & much awarded PPP-based city stage carriage service in the subcontinent to operate on a modified gross cost economic model. He is a consultant to Mott MacDonald on public transportation projects.
Session: IoT transforming the transportation sector