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International Conference organised in the national capital to brainstorm over Safer & Sustainable Road Transportation in India

New Delhi : In collaboration with Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany, New Delhi, Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) & VDA Group organised a conference with an aim of ‘Safer & Sustainable Road Transportation’ in the national capital.

Eminent Businessmen were sitting on the dice to discuss their vision with public of India in order to bring a positive change so as to grow accordingly with the developing world.

Keeping ‘Safer and Sustainable Road Transportation’ in mind,
Stefan Schlarp, First Secretary, Head of Section Transport & Digital Infrastructure, Embassy of Germany New Delhi, Vinnie Mehta, Director General, ACMA & Vishwajit Sahay, Joint Seceratary, Department of Heavy Industry, Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, GOI were the people who addressed the conference with discussing various measures in order to move towards a well developed country in terms of automobile sector.

The opening session of the conference made all the industrialists present at the occasion understand that how various measures are required in order to move ahead as a well developed nation in today’s generation when GDP is everything for any nation and especially countries like India.

The session shared challenges that are being faced in Germany for reducing road accidents and the research that is being undertaken in this regard to address this issue. Correspondingly, India decided to bring an initiative to highlight the work that is being done to improve the vehicular safety and deliberate on undertaking similar research in India for enhancing the safety performance of future product lines.

Abhay Damle, who is the Joint Secretary in Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India was the main highlight of this powerful morning session.
He said,

“According to me, sustainability should be seen from two different perspectives. One should be ‘ Sustainable Mobility Solutions ‘ & the other is ‘ Sustainability from the point of view of Product ie vehicles ‘ which is according to me is most important aspect. The components that a vehicle consists of should be advanced and human friendly. Metals & Aluminum and many other components of any vehicle are obtained from Mother Earth which are of course not unlimitedly present around us but are limited.”

Adding words at the session he also said that, “In order to keep distance from an end to the availability of these natural resources we must use them with a very optimal way. Whatever that can be extracted from a vehicle which can be re-used in the production or treatment of any automobile.”

ACMA, Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India is the apex body representing the interest of the Indian Auto Component Industry. Its membership of over 780 manufacturers contributes more than eighty five per cent of the auto component industry’s turnover in the organised sector.

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