- Indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
In news- ICAT – A World Class Automotive Testing Centre
What to study?
For prelims and mains: About ICAT and NATRiP.
About ICAT Manesar:
International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) Manesar is a division of NATRIP Implementation Society (NATIS) under the Department of Heavy Industries, India.
- It provides services for testing, validation, design and homologation of all categories of vehicles.
- It assists the automotive industry in adopting cutting edge technologies in vehicle evaluation and component development to ensure reliability, durability and compliance to the current and future regulations.
National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRiP):
The Project aims at creating core global competencies in Automotive sector in India and facilitate seamless integration of Indian Automotive industry with the world as also to position the country prominently on the global automotive map.