Transport In India

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E- INFRASTRUCTURE - TRANSPORT INDUSTRIES IN DIGITAL INDIA P.DEEPAK KUMAR P.NATARAJAN V.PARTHIBAN II B.B.A K.C.S. KASI NADAR COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCE –CHENNAI.-21. ABSTRACT Transport is an important part of India's economy. Since the economic liberalisation of the 1990s, infrastructure development has progressed rapidly; today there are a variety of modes of transport by land, water and air. However, India's relatively low GNP per capita has meant that access to transport has not been uniform. Public transport remains the primary mode of transport for most of the population, and India's public transport systems are among the most heavily used in the world. India's rail network is the 4th longest and the most heavily used system in the…show more content…
However, the share of buses is negligible in most Indian cities as compared to personalised vehicles, and two-wheelers and cars account for more than 80 percent of the vehicle population in most large…show more content…
It is controlled by theMinistry of Civil Aviation. The ministry also controls aviation related autonomous organisations like the Airports Authority of India (AAI), Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), Indira Gandhi RashtriyaUranAkademi and Public Sector Undertakingsincluding Air India, Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.Air India is India's national flag carrier after merging with Indian airline in 2011 and plays a major role in connecting India with the rest of the world. IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Spicejet and GoAir are the major carriers in order of their market share. These airlines connect more than 80 cities across India and also operate overseas routes after the liberalisation of Indian aviation. Several other foreign airlines connect Indian cities with other major cities across the globe. However, a large section of country's air transport potential remains untapped, even though the Mumbai-Delhi air corridor was ranked 10th by Amadeus in 2012 among the world's busiest

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