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Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises (MoHI&PE)
 

Ministry of Heavy Industry & Public Enterprises (MoHI&PE) is the nodal Ministry of the Government for automotive industry in India and is in charge of framing and administering Auto Policy of the Government of India. MoHI&PE is engaged in formulating policy guidelines and framework to promote enduring and self-sustained growth of the Indian Automotive Industry. Auto Policy of the Government of India envisages establishment of a globally competitive Automotive Industry in India and doubling of its contribution in the Economy by 2010. Recognizing the importance of comprehensive up-gradation of testing facilities for Automotive Industry for fulfillment of the objectives of Auto Policy, MoHI&PE has active handholding with Indian automotive industry, conceived, developed and steered the National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP) since 2001. MoHI&PE is the focal Ministry for implementation of NATRIP. Secretary, MoHI&PE heads the NATRIP Implementation Society (NATIS).

 
Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport & Highways (MoSRT&H)
 

Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport & Highways (MoSRT&H) is the nodal Ministry for setting up and implementing technical regulations for Automotive Industry. The Ministry lays down the requirements for homologation of vehicles. MoSRT&H is also the nodal Ministry for activities relating to global harmonization of automotive regulations The Ministry has chalked out a Road Map for implementation of regulations which provides the basis for planning the infrastructure to be developed under NATRIP. MoSRT&H has been closely and continuously associated with NATRIP planning and development. The Ministry is actively involved in the project implementation. Joint Secretary, MoSRT&H represents the Ministry in Governing Council of NATIS.

 
National Automotive Testing and R & D Infrastructure Project (NATRiP)
 
National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP), the largest and one of the most significant initiatives in Automotive sector in India, represents a unique joining of hands between the Government of India, a number of State Governments and Indian Automotive Industry to create a state of the art Testing, Validation and R&D infrastructure in the country. The Project aims at creating core global competencies in Automotive sector in India and facilitate seamless integration of Indian Automotive industry with the world, besides, positioning the country prominently on the global automotive map.
 
Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM)
 

Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) is the apex Industry body representing 38 leading vehicle and vehicular engine manufacturers in India. SIAM is engaged in actively articulating industry’s concerns at various domestic and international levels; and is engaged in a number of research and developmental initiatives in the sector in collaborative efforts with various agencies. The first Perspective Plan for NATRIP was presented to MoHI&PE by SIAM in April 2002. SIAM has played an active role in further development of NATRIP roadmap. SIAM is represented by the President in the Governing Council of NATIS.

 
Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA)
 

Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) is the nodal agency for the Indian Auto Component Industry. Its active involvement in trade promotion, technology up-gradation, quality enhancement and collection and dissemination of information has made it a vital catalyst for the industry`s development. Auto component sector is considered to be next sunrise industry after IT and ACMA is actively engaged in developing key global linkages for Indian manufacturers. ACMA represents over 490 Automotive Component manufacturers whose production forms a majority of the total auto component output in the organized sector. ACMA has been closely involved in the formulation of NATRIP. ACMA is represented by the President in the Governing Council of NATIS.

 
Tractor Manufacturers Association (TMA)
 

Tractor Manufacturers Association (TMA) represents the Agricultural Tractor industry in India which manufactures world’s largest number of tractors. There are 12 leading tractor manufacturers in the fold of TMA. TMA actively participates in the policy and regulation formulation for Tractor industry and is a key implementation partner for NATRIP. TMA is represented by the Chairman of its Technical Committee in the Governing Council of NATIS.

 
Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association (ATMA)
 

Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association (ATMA) acts as the conduit between Government Departments and the Tyre Industry in India. ATMA projects the views of the industry on various subjects to respective Government departments. There are 7 leading Tyre Manufacturers in the fold of ATMA. ATMA actively participates in the policy and regulation formulation for Tyre industry and is an important implementation partner for NATRIP.

 
   
 
             
 
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