SN Tripathi Memorial Lectures (2011)…

'Making The Movement Green...'
Ms Ashima Singh

Director Indian Railway Institute of Transport Management

Service & Batch: IRTS,1979

Qualifications: M. A. (Political Science), LLB, Diploma in French Language, Photography & Journalism from Allahabad University. Recipient of Gold Medal as Best All Roundstudent of the University.Posts Held:Worked onSouth Eastern Railway Kolkata andBilaspur,on Northern Railway,Lucknow Div.and North Eastern Railway, Lucknow Div.and in RDSO. DRM on Lucknow Division of NER. A visiting Faculty Member of liM & other management Institutes. Papers presented in various national and International Journals. Awards & Achievements:GM Award_ MR Award

The biggest invention of human history is wheel. If we have to progress the wheelhas to keep moving and...

It is the movement through railways that causes the least pollution. Rail, on an average is 2-5 times more energy efficient than Road, Shipping and Aviation.Through approaches including eco-driving, use of new rolling stock, and operational measures, railways continue to improve

Railways: The Green Option-Sometfacts

Of total C02 emission caused by transport, aviation contributes to 12 %, sea and waterways 12%, road transport 72% and only 1.6% is contributed by railways.

The energy consumption by road transport is 82%,inland waterways 1.4%,aviation 14% and railways consume only 2.5% energy.

Regarding the capacity of urban transport modes per meter of infrastructure width, a car carries 200 passengers, bus carries 1500 passengers and train carries 9000 passengers using the same infrastructure.

Environmental and Social Management Assessment
1. Inter-linkages with regard to environmental impacts.
2. Detailed environmental profile within 5 KM on either side of the proposed alignment
3. Detailed baseline environmental monitoring of various environmental attributes
4. Mitigation measures for environmental impacts and opportunities for enhancement for all the identified impacts. Public consultation and disclosure