C. Inspection of Buses
For several years this division is engaged in inspection of different types and categories of buses. Buses fueled with Diesel and CNG. Buses of standard, low floor, semi low floor and ultra low floor types. Buses of AC and non-AC types. Special purpose buses like school buses and ambulances have been inspected and reports are issued. For several years, TATA Motors have been our major client in this activity. Since 2006 we have undertaken the Product Audit and Third Party Inspection of their different class, type and categories of CNG and Diesel buses. We are also undertaking inspection of buses of STU’s, local transport corporations as well as private parties. This activity has also earned us a sizeable amount of revenue over the years.
D. Formulation of Standards and Bid Process Management
CIRT is an active member in the formulation of Automotive Industry Standards & Indian Standards. For several years, the Former Head of Safety & Homologation Division, Mr D P Saste, personally has been actively participating and contributing in the meetings of Central Motor Vehicle Rules –Technical Standing Committee (CMVR-TSC), Automotive Industry Standards Committee (AISC), Standing Committee on Emission Legislation (SCOE), Automotive Industry Standards (AIS), Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) & Transport Engineering Department (TED). This division had the conveynorship for number of Automotive Standards like AIS:110 for Run flat tyres, AIS:119 for sleeper coaches, AIS:63 for School bus code, conversion of AIS:044 of tyres to IS:15633, 36 & 27. Active contribution in Formulation of Bus Code- AIS:052 and its revisions. This division has been representing in meetings on behalf of CIRT at the MoRTH, MoHI&PE, MoUD and Govt of Maharashtra related to Road Transport. This division is instrumental in designing the Urban bus specification I & II and ITS related specifications for the bus industry.
E. Conformity of Production & Type Approval for Safety critical components
This division also undertakes the activity of Conformity of Production & Type Approval for safety critical components. This activity is also another major revenue earning activity.