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ATMA annual convention turns spotlight on tyre industry

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The first Automotive Manufacturers' Association (ATMA) Annual Convention, poised to become the flagship event of industry in India, will be held on February 7, 2018 here, themed "Industry - Taking to the World".

"Having played its well deserved role as a lead sector of manufacturing, Industry in is at the cusp of a significant growth. At a time when private investment cycle in is yet to be revived, Indian industry has invested over Rs. 45000 crore in recent years. The Convention represents the conviction and self-belief of the Indian industry to be a world class in its own right", said Satish Sharma, of

The convention will bring together automotive and industry leaders, policy makers, officials, thought leaders, consultants and top management of industry raw material partners. The deliberations will help chalk out the agenda for the future while discussing current realities and future expectations of the industry.

An important highlight of the Convention is the release of a research report by Suresh Prabhu, on industry's competitiveness, export achievements and the policy enablers which could accelerate industry's growth.

Fleet Management Companies have been playing a key role in improving competitiveness of Logistics is an important part of Ease of Doing On the occasion of first Convention, has launched Fleet Management Awards which will recognize the excellence in the sector. Five Fleet Management awards will be conferred in the fields of Drivers' Training and HR Practices; Safety Initiatives; Adoption of Technology / Telematics; Adoption of Efficiency Measures and Corporate Social Responsibility by Amitabh Kant, NITI Aayog in a glittering ceremony.

A special award has also been instituted to recognise and reward a person or institution that has rendered to help industry meet its objectives of a safe and improved road transport.

is amongst the most active national industry bodies in the country representing Rs. 55000 crore automotive industry. Eleven large companies comprising mix of Indian and International majors and representing over 90 percent of production of tyres in are members of the Association. members include Apollo Tyres, Birla Tyres, Bridgestone India, Ceat, Continental India, Goodyear India, JK and Industries, Michelin, MRF, TVS Tyres and Yokohama.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 16:35 IST