Spark Minda Technical Centre – SMIT

Spark Minda Technical Centre is the Advanced Engineering Centre of Electronics & Mechatronics of Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group. The vision behind SMIT is to evolve as a full-fledged advance technology provider that enables the existing businesses to Innovate Futuristic Technologies in Automotive Sub-Systems.


  • Enabling & Increasing advanced engineering/technologies of existing businesses of Spark Minda and support ‘Electronification’
  • Expanding Spark Minda footprints in automotive systems area other than Legacy Products (Electrification, Connected cars, ADAS etc)
  • Venturing into automotive mechatronics engineering and opportunities
  • Developing into a Centre with highly competent people & technology in the area of electronic hardware, software and sub systems in automotive industry
  • Establishing EMC testing, HIL testing, Proto shop & Reliability engineering to increase the quality and efficiency of the R&D

SMIT serves as the backbone of R&D for Spark Minda with Contemporary Infrastructure for Automotive Electronics and Mechatronics.

The Centre Supports:

  • Skilled manpower with sound exposure and impressive track record in the field of Automotive Electronics
  • Expert support to all Group companies, for enhancing value proposition for existing customers
  • Spearheading Technology Roadmap based on up-coming technologies viz. Connected Car, ADAS, AMT, ABS, EV/HEV Sub Systems etc
  • State of Art Technical Centre for entire Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group with Contemporary infrastructure, for research and development in the field of Automotive Electronics and Mechatronics


  • State of Art work environment with well-designed office interiors in Chakan, Pune
  • Full-fledged semi anechoic EMI/EMC test laboratory for automotive component level testing
  • Advanced Software testing environment to enable the software product quality (HIL: Hardware in Loop testing)
  • Test and Measurement laboratory for Hardware, Software testing including the endurance tests
  • Fully Loaded Application life Cyle (ALM) management tools and environment to ensure the process compliance

In a nutshell, SMIT is gearing up to enable and support the Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group towards the Future


In a short span of Six Months, SMIT team has already filed two Patents viz.

  • Automotive Fuse Failure Indicator Unit (Inventor Name: Vishwas Vaidya, Director – SMIT, HW & Services and Ritwik Guha, Head Engineering – MSAI)
    (Patent Ref. No. / Application No. : 201611027506) – A novel to terminal low cost circuit which indicates fuse failure & yet withstands harsh automotive transients
  • Apparatus and Method for Protecting ECU (Electronic Control Unit) against Short Circuit (Inventor Name: Vishwas Vaidya, Director – SMIT, HW & Services & Others)
    (Patent Ref. No. / Application No: 201721000476) – A novel low cost smart switch circuit for driving all automotive loads and this concept used a revolutionary technique which saves CPU pins in such applications
  • System and Method for Sensing and Monitoring Parameters Essential for Automobiles –
    (Ref No. / Application No. 201721030350) – The invention is related to Sensing and Monitoring of front and Rear Parking Space, Tire Pressure, Temperature, Speed and Acceleration of the vehicle that is travelling at a random speed and alerts the driver via alarm at a mobile device of the driver when any of the above monitored parameters exceeds their threshold level

Spark Minda Technical Centre – SMIT

E-5/2, Chakan Industrial Area,
Phase – III, M.I.D.C, Nanekarwadi,
Tal – Khed, Alandi Fata,
District : Pune-410501,
Maharashtra, India

: +918390925731

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