Thursday, 10 August 2017

Approval of Industrial Parks in Andhra Pradesh

 Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) under Ministry of Commerce and Industry has approved two projects under ‘Modified Industrial Infrastructure Upgradation Scheme (MIIUS)’ for development of industrial clusters at Hindupur and  Bobbili in the respective districts of Ananatapur and Vizianagaram of Andhra PradeshDetails of the projects are given below:

Sl. No.
Name of project
Date of Approval
Rs. in crore
Project Cost
Central Grant
Released central grant
Upgradation of Hindupur Growth Centre & IP Gollapuram, Anantpur District
Upgradation of industrial Growth Centre, Bobbili, Vizianagaram District

            The objective of  the above projects is to provide quality and reliable infrastructure to industrial units located in these clusters; specifically these projects aim to provide  road network, drainage, power and water supply networks and some other common services like  health centres, canteens, crèches, dormitories, parking areas, etc. These projects are likely to be functional by 31st March, 2018.

            These projects  have employment potential of about 5500 persons (direct) and 8500 persons (indirect).

            This information was given by the Commerce and Industry Minister  Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today (August 9, 2017).


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