Research Association of India (ARAI) team headed by Director Dr Reji
Mathai visited Hyderabad on a two-day trip to establish pre-certification lab
The team was received by the Director of
Electronics, EV and ESS Sujai Karampuri and other officials from the
department of ITE&C. ARAI, which is the leading automotive R&D
organization of the country set up by the Automotive Industry with
the Government of India. ARAI currently operates out of Pune where it is
headquartered. It also has a regional office in Chennai.
Sujai Karampuri briefed the
team about the existing ecosystem of Telangana which included a presentation on
T-Works, the country's largest prototyping lab at Raidurg which was followed by
an interaction with company representatives from the EV industry of
Telangana. The Department of ITE&C and ARAI had entered into an MoU last
year and since then the teams are in discussion on the way forward.
Electronics team showcased the incubation centre and built-up space developed
by TSIIC in E city Raviryal for ARAI to set their pre-certification and
Sujai Karampuri stated that,
the launch of EV and ESS policy last year has increased the interest amongst EV
and ESS manufacturers to explore Telangana as a manufacturing destination. The ARAI officials also visited the existing T-Works facility and
appreciated the works being undertaken in the field of EV and Energy Storage
systems by the T-Works Team.
Sources: ET Auto.com
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