Encouraging response to Volvo Sustainable Mobility Award 2012

Encouraging response to Volvo Sustainable Mobility Award 2012

Volvo Buses has received an encouraging response for registrations to the Volvo Sustainable Mobility Award 2012 . Entries received are coming in from a range of stakeholders including citizen groups, NGO communities, academic institutes and more. The ideas are looking at solving and/or addressing diverse areas of problem in the transport & mobility scenario. Volvo Sustainable Mobility Award is an initiative by Volvo Buses to recognise efforts in the area of sustainable mobility. The total prize money is INR 1 million. The winner will get INR 700,000 and the runner up will be awarded with INR 300,000.

Deadlines

Last date for registrations                                  :               August 31, 2012

Last date for submission of final entries        :               September 10, 2012

Announcement of winner                                    :               End of October

Volvo Buses has instituted the Volvo Sustainable Mobility Award to support innovative solutions & efforts being made in the area of sustainable transport. The objective is also to create greater awareness among public about the benefits of adopting sustainable transport systems, which can help discourage the use of private vehicles thereby reducing the road congestion.

 

Groups, organizations and institutes working towards creating and implementing ‘innovative solutions’ in the broad area of supporting sustainable transport can register themselves on http://www.volvobuses.co.in/ for the second season of the Volvo Sustainable Mobility Award. The last date for sending in nominations is August 31, 2012 and last date for submission of entries in September 10, 2012.

The awards are given during the annual Sweden-India Nobel Memorial Week Seminar conducted by Volvo Buses under the patronage of Swedish Ambassador to India.

Registration procedure

Interested groups /organizations/institutes can submit their registration by visiting http://www.volvobuses.co.in/.

July 10, 2012

For further information, please contact...
Satyanarayan Doraiswami, +91 99016 53252, satyanarayan.doraiswami@volvo.com  
Nilanjana Nangia, +91 9986074334, nilanjana.nangia@bm.com  

Volvo Buses India Private Limited

Volvo Buses has been in India for 10 years and has the richest experience when it comes to high-performing bus applications. This, coupled with its state-of-the-art factory and overall profile of being a complete transport solutions provider, gives it a unique ability to be in the best position to understand the needs of the Indian market and configure products accordingly. Volvo Buses today operates across 12 cities in India, besides Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. It is the second largest European brand with a strong presence in key markets in Asia. At present, there are about 5,000 Volvo buses operating in the SAARC region, both in the city and inter-city segments.