YS Jagan lays foundation, inaugurates food processing, ethanol production projects in AP

A total of Rs 2,851 crore investment is being made by the industrialists for 13 projects to generate direct employment for as many as 6,705 local youth in Andhra Pradesh

YS Jagan lays foundation, inaugurates food processing, ethanol production projects in AP

AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy virtually launched three projects and laid foundation stone for nine projects from his camp office in Tadepalli on Wednesday. All these projects are worth of Rs 3,008 crore with an employment potential of over 91,000.

Officials also signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with 3F Oil Farm company in the presence of the Chief Minister to set up oil palm unit with an investment of Rs 250 crore at Ayyavaram in East Godavari district. It would provide employment to as many as 1,500 persons and would be beneficial to the farmers cultivating oil palm in 25,000 hectares.

YS Jagan assured full cooperation to the industrialists in setting up industries in the State. "The official machinery is happy to handhold the industrialists in transforming into reality the MoUs signed at the Global Investors Summit (GIS)-2023 at Visakhapatnam in March and said that as many as 7,000 persons will get employment from these units.

“We are always with you, ready to support you in your endeavours. Please note that we are just a phone call away to solve any issue that you face in launching your units in the State,” YS Jagan assured the representatives of various industries, who participated in programme.

The Chief Minister lauded the Collectors of 14 districts for extending necessary cooperation in record time to the industrialists who have come forward to set up these industries. He hoped that the new industries would be inaugurated in the next six months to one-and-a-half years contributing to the economic development of the surrounding areas and providing 70 per cent of the jobs to the local people.

Industrial and food processing units

The Chief Minister launched the Rs 800 crore Green lam South Group’s industrial unit at Naidupeta in Tirupati district and the Rs 325 crore coco butter and chocolates unit of 42,000 metric tons capacity set up by DP Chocolates at Sri City, which have provided employment to 1050 and 250 persons respectively. He has also inaugurated the Rs 4 crore Banana Processing Cluster of the AP Food Processing Society at Brahmanapalli near Pulivendula in YSR district, which would benefit 700 farmers initially.

YS Jagan laid foundation stones for Rs 544 crore bio-ethanol unit of Eco Steel India at Jajarakallu in Anantapuram district, Rs 250 crore Everest Steel Bulding unit at Madakasira and the Rs. 125crore United Industries Auto Plastic unit at Gudupalli in Sri Satya Sai district, Rs 225 crore Sarvani Bio Fuels unit at Buddhavanipalem in Bapatla district, Rs. 200 crore bio-pesticides unit of the NACL Multichem at Ranasthalam in Srikakulam district and the Rs. 200 crore Ravali Spinners unit at Khandavalli in East Godavari district. These units would provide direct employment to as many as 3,250 persons and indirect employment to some others, he added.

The Chief Minister also laid foundation stone for the instant chutneys and powders unit to be established at Maddi in Visakhapatnam district by Orill Foods with an investment of Rs 50 crore providing employment to as many as 175 persons and benefiting as many as 1,000 farmers, for the Araku Coffee manufacturing unit at Kodavatipudi in Anakapalli district with an investment of Rs. 20 crore to provide employment to as many as 200 persons and benefiting as many as 1,000 farmers and for 13 millet processing units to be set up with an investment of Rs 65 crore. The millet processing units would come at Palakonda, Parvatipuram, Chintapalli, Bhimili, Rajanagaram, Rampachodavaram, Sullurupeta, Pileru, Jammalamadugu, Adoni, Nandyala and Kadiri.

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