Sonalika Plans For New Innovation Center (R&D) In NCR
Sonalika International Tractors Limited (ITL) is investing INR 200 Crores to set up new innovation (R&D) facility located in the National Capital Region (NCR). This new facility will help to further offer innovative farming solutions through technological up-gradation, new emission regulations and reducing the product development cycle.
In order to cater to the growing global future requirements like stringent emission norms and development of new product platforms, the company is also investing INR 250 crores to upgrade the latest technologies and machines at the World’s no.1 largest integrated tractor manufacturing plant.
Speaking on the new R&D facility, Mr Raman Mittal, Executive Director, Sonalika Group, said,“ The new Innovation centre in Delhi NCR is in line with our core belief of being farmer-centric by constantly providing innovative and technologically superior products. This is the first step towards our new vision of 2 lakh tractors by 2023-24. This facility will be a fully functional development centre to produce all aggregates & all prototypes with latest state-of-the-art test facility. To closely translate the demands of the farmers into farm mechanization solution, we are recruiting over 150+ domain experts for this new set up.”
He added, “Collaboration across different segments is a key enabler of successful innovation. The innovation centre is going to work towards contemporary and future technology requirements to meet the emission and safety norms in global markets including Europe and USA. The setting-up of the futuristic state-of-the-art Global innovation and R&D centre is also a major step towards India’s steady emergence as a global R&D hub in the world map.”