New York, USA and Pune, India, 15th December, 2016: KPIT Technologies (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT), a global technology company specializing in IT consulting and product engineering, today announced that it was nominated among 8 finalists from 157 international applicants for the prestigious 2016 UN-DESA (United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs) Grant on Energy, themed around 'Energy for Sustainable Transport.' KPIT was recognized with a 'Certificate of Appreciation' for its indigenous electric bus technology - Revolo - that enables clean urban mobility and was also invited to speak at the event.
The UN-DESA Energy Grant is a capacity building initiative launched and managed by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA). Titled "Powering the Future We Want", this program offers a grant to fund capacity development activities in energy for sustainable development.
KPIT’s nomination is a testimony of the organization’s continued focus on building and sustaining a greener world through innovation in technology. It further strengthens KPIT’s efforts in reducing carbon emissions by making public transportation smarter, efficient and pollution-free, through innovative technologies.