Honda Cars India Limited today started the production of cars from its Tapukara Plant in Distt. Alwar, Rajasthan. Honda Amaze is the first car to roll out from the new plant. The ceremony was attended by Ms. Vasundhara Raje, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of Rajasthan and Mr. Yasuhisa Kawamura, Minister & Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan in India.
HCIL plant in Tapukara is the first car manufacturing plant in the state of Rajasthan. Spread over an area of 450 acres, the facility is an integrated manufacturing unit including all functions of Forging, Press Shop, Powertrain shop, Weld shop, Paint shop, Plastic Moulding, Engine assembly, Frame assembly and Engine Testing facility.
With a cumulative investment of Rs 3526 crores, Tapukara plant currently employs about more than 3200 associates.
The Tapukara plant is the 2nd plant of HCIL which started its Phase I operations in September 2008 with Press Shop and Power Train Unit for engine components. With the start of production of cars in the 2nd plant, HCIL’s total installed production capacity has been increased to 240,000 units/ annum in India.
About Tapukara Plant :
• Location - Tapukara Industrial Area, Distt. Alwar, Rajasthan,
• Area – 450 acres
• Installed production capacity – 1,20,000 units /annum
• Employment – Approximately 3200 associates
• Cumulative Investment – Rs. 3526 crores