A ‘tipper mela' was jointly organised by Ashok Leyland and Automotive Manufacturers Private Ltd. at Ambedkar Bhavan near Rama Talkies. Tipper lorries with a capacity ranging between 16 tonnes and 31 tonnes were displayed at the expo. The objective of the mela was to create awareness among prospective customers on the various models available and their salient features, according to the branch manager of Automotive Manufacturers V. Srinivasarao Chowdary.

Contractors, tipper lorry owners and quarry owners, representatives of banks and financial institutions visited the expo.