International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) launched the Certification with high-security features at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Priyank Bharti, Joint Secretary, MORTH in the presence of Neeti Sarkar, CEO,
NATRiP Implementation Society, KC Sharma, Advisor, MORTH, Dinesh Tyagi, Director, ICAT and Pamela Tikku, Senior General Manager, ICAT released a new ICAT certificate format.
This is a first of its kind initiative taken by any automotive certification agency in India for enhancing the security of the CMVR certificates which includes Type Approval Certificates (TAC) and Conformity of Production (COP) Certificates for vehicles, engines and components.
The new ICAT certificate format consists of nine new and unique security features incorporated in the certificate. The most important security feature is the paper itself on which the certificate is to be printed as it is a special paper which is made especially according to ICAT’s specific requirements. The unique features in the certificate are High security paper, Printing using the ultraviolet ink, Troymark, Microprint, Pantograph, Reverse Pantograph, Secure code, Print code and Digitally printed stamp and seal of ICAT.
The event was attended by officials of SIAM, ACMA, OEMs viz. Maruti Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen, Honda Cars, Mahindra, Tata etc., and component manufacturers viz. Denso.