Ministry of Heavy Industries

Ministry of Heavy Industries (MoHI) 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 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 has undertaken active handholding with Indian automotive industry and conceived, developed and steered the National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP). MoHI is the focal Ministry for implementation of NATRIP. Secretary, MoHI chairs the NATRIP Implementation Society (NATIS) Governing Council.

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