The Institute of Urban Transport (India) is a premier professional non-profit making organization under the purview of the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India (MoUD).
The National Urban Transport Policy (NUTP), 2006 has empowered IUT to serve as a National Level Facility for continuous advice and guidance on the principles of sustainable urban transport. The objective of the Institute is to promote, encourage and coordinate the state of the art of Urban Transport including planning, development, operation, education, research and management at the national level.
The Institute has been nominated as the project monitoring unit for Component 1A of the SUTP. IUT is responsible for overseeing the preparation of the training modules, subject toolkits and conduct training of 1000 city officials in urban transport. It is also managing the knowledge management portal of the Ministry of Urban Development.