Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on July 14 inaugurated a dealership of Tata Motors at NH-37, Borsojai in Guwahati.
The inauguration of Axom Automobiles Private Limited was also attended by forest and environment minister Parimal Suklabaidya, water resources minister Pijush Hazarika, UDD and GDD minister Ashok Singhal and Naharkatia MLA Taranga Gogoi.
Speaking on the occasion, CM Sarma said that while automobile industry has been passing through tough times all over globe due to COVID-19 pandemic, opening a new dealership is indeed a bold and courageous move on the part of dealership proprietor Sanjive Narain. Terming him as a promising entrepreneur, the chief minister also hailed his role towards promotion of the state’s culture.
The chief minister also said that this venture will help the unemployed youths as it will primarily deal with small commercial vehicles.
Underlining Tata Groups’ long association with Assam, CM Sarma mentioned about Tata Son’s contribution to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund and Tata Trust‘s endeavour of setting up 17 cancer hospitals in Assam. He also urged Tata Motors to come forward for producing vehicles in Assam.
Rajesh Kaul, VP, sales and marketing at Tata Motors and Sanjive Narain, proprietor, AAPL were also present on the occasion.