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Bridge and Roof bags NATRiP Lab project

Posted on Jan 14 2014 | IBNS

Kolkata, Jan 14 : The Bridge and Roof Co. (India) Ltd (B and R), a Mini Ratna Public Sector Enterprise, has bagged the project for constructing the NVH Lab infrastructure of the National Automotive Testing and R and D Infrastructure Project's (NATRiP) at Manesar, Haryana, said the company.

The foundation stone for the NVH Lab project at International Centre for Automotive Technology (iCAT) Campus-II was laid by Dr S Behuria, Secretary (Heavy Industries) in the presence of N R Gokarn, CEO and Project Director, NATRiP, and M K Singh, CMD, Bridge and Roof Co. (India) Ltd, recently.

"The Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) facility is a great boon for automotive original equipment and component manufacturers that would put India in the global league. We are confident of completing the project on schedule," said M K Singh, CMD, Bridge and Roof Co. (India) Ltd.

The Rs 2268 crore NATRiP is one of the largest and most significant initiatives in the automotive sector to build core global competencies and facilitate seamless integration of Indian Automotive industry with it.

The project is unique with the Government of India, a number of State Governments and Indian automotive industry joining hands to create a state-of-the-art testing, validation and R and D infrastructure across seven locations in the country. NATRiP project includes setting up of five green field centres at Manesar, Chennai, Indore, Silchar, Rae Bareilly and upgradation of two existing centres at Pune and Ahmednagar.

Established in 1920, Bridge and Roof (B and R) is a multi-faceted engineering and construction company under the adminstrative control of the Department of Heavy Industry, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India. The Government of India has accorded a Mini Ratna Category 1 status to B and R. The company has a pan India as well as overseas presence in various industrial and infrastructure projects. B and R aims to become a Rs 3000 crore company by 2016.

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