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 Pradesh. Details of the projects are given below:
Name of project
Date of Approval
Rs. in crore
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).