Ministry of Communications
N
ational  Transport Research Centre
(NTRC)

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ACHIEVEMENTS

 Over the years, trained manpower (M. Phil; double Masters and Masters in Transport Planning and Engineering) and basic infrastructure facilities (Building, Laboratories, Library) have been developed. National Transport Research Centre has completed 262 research studies in various modes of transport.  The broad breakdown of these studies is as under:-

Sector

No. of Studies

Percentage Distribution

Road Transport

27

10.3

Roads

25

9.5

Pavement Design / Evaluation

34

12.6

Highway Safety

31

11.5

Transport Economics / Planning

29

11.1

Urban Transport

24

9.2

Data Bank

18

6.9

Inland Water Transport

6

2.3

Railways

8

3.1

Ports and Shipping

10

3.8

Manuals (For Bridge Inspection, Traffic Control Devices, etc)

8

3.1

Transport Policy

3

1.0

Training

10

3.1

Air Transport

4

2.0

Organization / Administrative

19

7.2

Others (Energy, Environment, etc.)

9

3.3

Total

278

100

Besides, the Centre has completed 39 studies sponsored by Provincial Governments, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, National Highway Authority, Railways, etc. The Centre is represented on various Committees and Working Groups for preparing Reports/Policy Documents, including Comprehensive National Transport Plans, Five year plans etc.