In order to capitalise on India’s potential to rise to global eminence in the field of automotive R&D , design innovation, technical domain expertise and proactive policy formulation, the National Automotive Board has been constituted as per approval of the Cabinet in October 2012 and was registered under the Registration of Societies Act in August 2013. This organisation will provide a single platform for dealing with all matters relating to the automotive sector especially on matters pertaining to testing, certification, homologation, administering the automotive labs etc. being setup under NATRIP. The constitution of NAB, filling up of posts etc. is in progress.