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Auto sector to create 25 mn more jobs by 2016

Indian automotive after-market industry is estimated to be around Rs 19,000-24,000 cr, which is dominated by the two-wheeler segment

BS Reporter  |  Ahmedabad 

The Indian and autocomponents industry is likely to create additional for 25 million people by 2016, said experts at an auto industry conference in the city today. Talking at the CII Auto Care 2013, Vikram Sinha, head, passenger vehicles operations, Tata Motors Ltd said, "The automotive mission plan for 2016 is to emerge as the destination of choice in the world for design and manufacture of and auto components with output reaching level of $145 billion accounting for more than 10 per cent of the GDP and providing additional to 25 million people by 2016." He further added that the Indian automotive after-market industry is estimated to be around Rs 19,000-24,000 crore, which is dominated by the two-wheeler segment.

While the car market contributes to around Rs 6,000-7,000 crore, two-wheelers account for around Rs 10,000-11,000 crore in the overall aftermarket business.

First Published: Thu, October 03 2013. 20:49 IST
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