Urban Affairs Ministry launches Transport 4 All Challenge Stage-2 and Citizen Perception Survey 2022

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Citizen Perception Survey 2022

Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched the “Transport 4 All Challenge” Stage-2 and Citizen Perception Survey 2022 on 9 November, 2022.

About Transport 4 All Challenge Stage-2

  • It is an initiative of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, aimed at enhancing the mobility experience of citizens.

  • The challenge focuses on digital innovation and invites cities, citizens and innovators to join hands to develop relevant digital solutions to improve formal and informal public transport to better meet the mobility needs of all citizens.

  • More than 130 cities signed up for Phase 1 of the challenge launched on April 15, 2021.

Stages of Transport 4 All Challenge’ Stage-2 

  1. Stage I - Problem Identification : Cities, with the support of NGOs, identify key recurring problems that citizens and public transport operators face.

  2. Stage II - Solution Generation : Startups, develop prototypes of solutions to improve public transport with inputs from cities and NGOs.

  3. Stage III Pilot Testing : Cities engage Startups for large-scale pilots and refine the solutions based on citizen feedback.

Citizen Perception Survey 2022

  • The Citizen Perception Survey (CPS) is conducted as part of the Ease of Living Index. It was conducted for the first time in 2020.

  • The Survey aims to understand citizens' perceptions about the quality of life in their cities.

  • It tries to understand the perception of citizens on public transport, education facilities, health services, availability of water, cost of housing, employment opportunities, etc.

  • Citizen Perception Survey 2022 will be conducted from November 9 to December 23 this year.

  • The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched the Urban Outcomes Framework 2022 in April 2022 as an initiative to conduct transparent and comprehensive assessment of cities based on cross-city outcomes in key sectors.

  • The Ease of Living Index, in the form of a 360-degree assessment, evaluates India's cities on the basis of quality of life, economic potential and sustainability.

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