Tata Motors is the platinum sponsor for Busworld India, a trade show jointly organised by Inter Ads Exhibitions and Busworld International
August 6, 2018, New Delhi
As a run-up to the 8th Busworld India exhibition, to be held from August 29-31, 2018 at Bangalore, a road show was organised at New Delhi on Saturday, August 4, 2018. Busworld, Interads Exhibitions and Bus Operators Confederation of India (BOCI) organised this road show to showcase the potential, networking opportunity and exposure to the latest technology and services that the Busworld India would bring to the bus and coach sector in India.
The event was powered by Association of State Road Transport Undertakings (ASRTU), BOCI and supported by Indian Tourist Transporters Association (ITTA) and Delhi Contract Bus Association (DCBA). Office bearers and members of All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) and All India Transport Welfare Association (AITWA) were also present at the occasion. More than 500 members from these bodies also attended the event.
Vijay Sampla, Minister of Social Justice & empowerment, Government of NCT of Delhi, was the chief guest at the event. Satyender Jain, Minister of Health, Government of NCT of Delhi & Imran Hussain, Minister of Environment, were guests of honour.
KT Rajashekhra (Chairman, BOCI); Prasanna Patwardhan (President, BOCI); Kultaran Singh Aitwal (Chairman, AIMTC); S K Mittal (President, AIMTC); Kishan Yadav (President, ITTA); S Jasbir Singh (VP, DCBA); Sandeep Kumar (Head - Sales & Marketing, CV Passenger, Tata Motors); Rajan Sharma (MD, Inter Ads Exhibitions Pvt Ltd) and Pradeep Singhal (President, AITWA) were some of the dignitaries who graced the event.
Sandeep Kumar made a presentation about the various commercial passenger vehicles from Tata Motors to the audience. He said, “Tata Motors continues to remain committed to provide the best, safe, comfortable, affordable and sustainable public transport across India and we look forward to participating in the forthcoming Busworld India at Bengaluru in August 2018.”
Presentations were also made by heads of BOCI & ITTA who also pointed out the problems being faced by this sector due to issues like fitness of vehicles, speed governors, total lack of parking space, etc.
Prasanna Patwardhan, President, BOCI, said, “BOCI and Busworld came together to promote common purpose to promote public transport. It was in our interest to have a synergy with Busworld, as it will provide international products and exposure to our members. We are having our Annual General Meeting (AGM) during Busworld 2018 and we expect 1500 to 2000 members to join us for this AGM as well as attend the exhibition from 29-31 August at, BIEC, Bengaluru"
Feeling encouraged at the enthusiastic response the road show received, Rajan Sharma said, "Inter Ads Exhibitions, along with Busworld International has been organising Busworld India for more than a decade now. In the 8th edition, we have seen around 40 per cent growth in the show size compared to the 7th edition. We have had three road shows his year which were organised in association in BOCI in Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi. All the three were a curtain raiser for our exhibition in Bengaluru. This year Tata motors is the platinum sponsor for Busworld India and is the event is powered by BOCI and supported by ASRTU. We look forward to a great show this year."