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IST Lab’s “Clean Air Street - Church Street First project” awarded the “Certificate of Special Recognition” as part of Volvo India Innovation Award 2021

"Clean Air Street - Church Street First project" is a joint initiative between India and UK to pilot air quality improvement initiatives in Bengaluru. Under the Clean Air Street initiative, Church Street in Bengaluru was closed for vehicular traffic every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM to midnight for four months from 7th November 2020 till 28th February 2021. The Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) was a primary partner along with IST Lab., IISc, Bangalore, and Catapult UK in implementing the Clean Air Street initiative. Both quantitative and qualitative studies have been carried out to understand the impact of the initiative in terms of Quality of Life (QoL). The project was awarded the “Certificate of Special Recognition” as part of "Volvo India Innovation Award" held at Hotel Taj West End, Bengaluru on 10th November 2021. The award jury consisted of the following eminent members:-

Kris Gopalakrishnan, Co-Founder, Infosys & Chair, Axilor Ventures

Borjesson Lennart, SVP, Volvo Group HQ, Sweden

Vinayak Chatterjee, Chairman - Feedback Infra

Zarin Daruwala, CEO - Standard Chartered Bank, India

Helene Niklasson, VP, Volvo Group HQ, Sweden

 

Below are a couple of photos while receiving the certificate of honour.