Partial lockdown in several parts of the country has hit automobile sales during April as factories and showrooms remained shut while those open wore a deserted look.
Lalremsiami said that the Indian side is improving on many aspects after their last tour of Germany in February-March 2021.
Speaking at the inaugural session of two day industry event ACMA Automechanika, he noted that the initiative would also help the industry to reduce imports of sub standards components.
In February, the country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) reported sales of 1,44,761 units, up 8.27 per cent from the same month last year.
The study clearly shows that the pandemic is not the only reason for the auto sector slowdown, which is facing deeper structural issues that need attention, the industry body noted.
The industry is also facing a shortage of semiconductors, steel and shipping containers leading to shortage in production and exports.
Passenger cars exports dropped by 47.89 per cent at 2,76,808 units last year as against 5,31,226 units exported in 2019.
Lalremsiami too received accolades as she was declared the FIH Rising Star of the year 2019 and she was also feted by Hockey India earlier this year.
Going ahead, however, the shortage of semi-conductors is likely to impact supply chains and, subsequently, the production capacity of automakers.
The retail sales of two-wheelers lag behind the wholesale sales numbers but would even out over a period, as original equipment manufacturers engage with their dealers.
The Indian eves started their tour with a morale-boosting 1-0 win over hosts South Korea in the first hockey match.
Auto industry body SIAM today sought exemption from cess on 10-13 seater vehicles under the recently introduced Goods and Services Tax (GST) framework.