ranjit | Feb 19, 2018 | 0
Tamilnadu Automobile policy 2015 to generate over 5 lakhs jobs, says minister
“The Tamil Nadu Automobile and Auto Component policy 2015 will further fuel the growth in automobile and component sector in the state and generate five lakhs job,” stated Thiru P Thangamani, Minister of Industries, Govt of Tamil Nadu inaugurating the 9th edition of Automotive Engineering Show today in Chennai.
The show is being held between July7th and 9th at Chennai Trade Centre.
The show was inaugurated in the presence of C V Sanker, Additional Chief Secretary to Government , Industries Drpt, M Velmurugan, IES, Exectuvice Vice Chairman, Tamil Nadu Industries Guidance Promotion Bureau, T K Balaji, Director, Lucas TVS Ltd, M V Ramachandran, Project, GARC, a unit of National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP), N Gopinath, President, Powder Metallurgy Association of India, Ravi Raghavan, CEO, BFW, VijayPakhawala, General Manager, Business Development and corporate Planning Department, the Automotive Research Association of India, Raj Manek, Executive Director and Board Member of Messe Frankfurt Asia Holding Llt and Industry professionals.
“With the presence of OEMs which are among top 20 in the world and improving infrastructure, the availability of skilled manpower and industry-friendly policies, Chennai is now positioning to be a top ten automobile manufacturing centres,” said Thiru P Thangamani.
Having international auto makers such as Ford, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, BMW, Renault-Nissan and others , Chennai city has an installed production capacity of 1380,000 units of cars and about 361,000 commercial vehicles annually,
Tamil Nadu government is targeting to attract one lakh crore investment during the Global Investor Meet 2015, to be held in September this year, and has also set a target of making Chennai the largest automobile hub in the world, added Thiru P Thangamani.
“The Automotive Engineering Show focuses on indigenous manufacturing which fits well with current government initiative, Make in India- to enhance India’s manufacturing competiveness in the automobile sector,” said Raj Manek of Messe Frankfurt of Asia.
The show is hosting over 100 technology companies showcasing latest automotive manufacturing techniques and solutions that will useful to meet the ever increasing cost and operational challenges of the automotive segment.
“Bringing together companies whose technologies are used by major automotive players across the world, the three-day business fair will open new doors for business, networking and sourcing cost –efficient automobile factory solutions. With low-cost, reliable and efficient technologies dedicated to engineering and design processes of automotive industries as we as target planning, shop floor and quality control technologies on display, the fiar will be an important stopover for any vehicles manufacturer looking at expanding their manufacturing capabilities, “added Manek.