Ashok Leyland, a Hinduja Group flagship firm and commercial vehicle maker has bagged a Rs 321 crore order from The Institute of Road Transport (IRT), Tamil Nadu and this order is for supply of 2,000 passenger chassis. the deal will also include the supply of 100 fully-built small buses to various state transport undertakings in Tamil Nadu. The order is scheduled to be supplied during the first half of 2018-19, according a company filing with the BSE.
Speaking on this, Vinod Dasari, MD, Ashok Leyland said, "We have had a long and proud partnership with IRT. We will continue our efforts towards their success."
Further, Sanjay Saraswat, senior VP, global bus, Ashok Leyland added, "Our buses are durable, robust and employ the latest in technology. The cost of ownership and the product experience we can deliver is the best is the industry. Our in-depth understanding of what works for our markets has helped us win this order."
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Ashok Leyland, Vinod K. Dasari, has a long partnership with the institute. Moreover, the city-based transport solution provider is convinced with the reason that its understanding of the market and customers has helped it to win this order.