Development Council for Automobiles and Allied Industries (DCAAI)
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 6 of the Industries (Development & Regulation) Act, 1951 (65 of 1951) read with rules 2,3,4 & 5 of the Development Council (Procedural) Rules 1952, the Department of Heavy Industry has constituted Development Council for Automobiles and Allied industries (DCAAI) under the chairmanship of Secretary. Deptt. of Heavy Industry. At DCAAI consists of 25 members including the Chairman and the Member-Secretary. The Additional Secretary, in charge of Automobile Engineering Industry (AEI) division in the Department of Heavy Industry is the Member Secretary of DCAAI.
The Development Council utilizes the Cess fund allocated to Deptt. of Heavy Industry’s annual budget to promote R&D Project in Automobile & Allied industries. The Council meets at least twice a year to discuss issues related to the development of the auto sector including new