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Government of India
Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises
30-December-2010 17:31 IST
Projects under NATRIP
During the current year 2010-11, a sum of Rs. 232.14 Cr has been released to NATRIP for meeting various project commitment.

National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP) has been sanctioned for setting up of the testing, homologation & R&D facilities/centers for the automotive sector at seven locations in the country. These include:-

(i) A full-fledged testing and homologation center within the northern hub of automotive industry at Manesar, Haryana.

(ii) A full-fledged testing and homologation center within the southern hub of automotive industry at Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

(iii) Up-gradation of existing testing and homologation facilities at Automotive Research Association of India(ARAI), Pune and at Vehicle Research and Development Establishment (VRDE), Ahmednagar.

(iv) World-class proving grounds or testing tracks at Pithampur, Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

(v) National Center for Testing of Tractors and Off-Road Vehicles and the national facility for accident data analysis and specialized driving training at Rae Bareiily, Uttar Pradesh.

(vi) National Specialized Hill Area Driving Training Center and Regional In-use Vehicle Management Center at Silchar (with two Campuses at Dholchura & Jaffirbund) in Assam.

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