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 the establishment of a globally competitive Automotive Industry in India and enhance its contribution to the Economy by 2016. Recognizing the need for comprehensive up-gradation of testing facilities for India's Automotive Industry for fulfillment of the objectives of Auto Policy, MoHI&PE has undertaken active handholding with Indian automotive industry and conceived, developed and steered the National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP). MoHI&PE is the focal Ministry for implementation of NATRIP. Secretary, MoHI&PE chairs the NATRIP Implementation Society (NATIS) Governing Council.

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