10 new industrial townships to come up in Himachal



Shimla: Himachal Pradesh government would establish 10 new industrial townships equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure at a cost of Rs. 3000 crore in different parts of the State. This was stated by Kishan Kapoor, Industries Minister on the occasion of ‘Himachal Utsav’ at the India International Trade Fair-2010, New Delhi. He said in a press statement that the process to provide 5000 bighas of land at six new locations in Nalagarh area of Solan district to the industrial houses is underway. He also said that 12000 bighas of land had been earmarked at Sanspur Terrace, Milwan, Kandrori and Indora in district Kangra for the expansion of industrial estates. He further said that the state government would also set up Industrial Land Bank for easy access to the land for people interested in industrial houses.
He informed that in January, 2011, 1st ‘Himachal Utsav’ would be organised at Mumbai  and a Textile Park would be set up in district Una with an investment of Rs. 350 crore, which would provide direct and indirect employment to about 2000 and 10,000 persons respectively. He added that a Transport City with a cost of Rs. 11 crore would be constructed in BBN area and a Information Technology Park with an investment of Rs. 400 crore would be established at Waknaghat in district Solan, which would provide employment opportunities to around 25,000 persons.

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