Federation of Automobile Dealers Association (FADA), concluded its 11th Edition of Auto Summit 2020 in New Delhi. The theme of this edition was ‘Thriving Amidst Disruption’. The annual convention was graced by Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Union Minister, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways & Shipping, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India, who inaugurated the convention.
Addressing the annual convention, Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Union Minister, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways & Shipping, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India, said that he would expect the dealer fraternity to support the government in establishing 1000 private training, pollution and fitness check centers. Considering dealers from the interior backward, tribal & rural parts of the country will play significant role in generating employment opportunities as the country has scarcity of over 22 lakh trained drivers. He also requested the dealer fraternity to utilise the water transport mediums, considering cost effectiveness, to reduce the logistical cost and thus reducing overall costs for the dealers, which can be passed on to the consumers.”
Mr. Ashish Harshraj Kale, President, FADA thanked the entire automotive fraternity for congregating under one roof and making the convention successful.
The auto summit had different sessions with more than 50 speakers deliberating on various aspects. The sessions were on Electric Mobility, CMVR & Vahan 4.0, Passenger Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles and Two-Wheelers focused on Future and Challenges of Dealerships, BS- VI and the world beyond. There were also Keynote address by dignitaries such as Mr. Rajeev Chaba, President & MD, MG Motor India Pvt Ltd. and Mr. Hardeep Singh Brar, Director – Marketing & Sales, Great Wall Motor.