Acharpura Textile Park dedicated, 10,000 will get job 


  •  CM performs bhoomi-pujan of garment unit costing Rs 110 crore 

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal
Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that employment is on top priority of the state government. The state government is starting process of recruitment to one lakh posts in a few days. Along with creation of job opportunities, entrepreneurship, self-employment is also being encouraged by the state government. There are huge employment opportunities in the private sector. In view of this, the pace of industrial development and industrial investment has been accelerated in the state. In the last 17 months, 840 acres of land has been allotted to 384 units despite Corona pandemic. With this, Rs 11 thousand crore capital investment will be made and 22 thousand people will get employment. Despite the circumstances of Corona crisis in the state, there has been an increase of 48 percent in the number of industrial units, 32 percent in land allocation, 33 percent in capital investment and 38 percent in employment generation.
Chouhan was addressing the bhoomi-pujan programme of readymade garments unit of Gokuldas Exports Limited in Bhopal’s Acharpura industrial area. Chouhan also inaugurated water supply project work in Textile Park Acharpura and Special Education Zone and Industrial Area Acharpura.

Local people will get employment: CM Chouhan said that this unit proposed by Gokuldas Exports will be built on 10 acres of land. A capital investment of Rs 110 crore will be made by the company, in which employment will be available to more than 4 thousand local people. Also, more than three-fourth of the employees in the plant will be women. About 10 thousand people will get employment from this unit itself. Acharpura Industrial Area has been developed on 146 hectare land. There are 154 plots in Textile Park, Acharpura, in which there is a potential of capital investment of Rs 800 crore for setting up industries.

Industries will also be set up in Bandikhedi and Patalpur of Berasia: Chouhan said that along with Acharpura industries would be developed on 200 acres of land available in Bandikhedi village, 10 km away from here. Similarly, the land available in Patalpur near Berasia has been identified for agro-based industries. Our aim is to provide better employment opportunities to the local youth and women.

13 clusters will be developed in the state: Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that cluster based expansion of micro, small and medium industries is being encouraged in the state. Under this, 13 clusters will be developed in the state in different sectors like furniture, toys, textile, food processing, agriculture, electrical, mechanical, namkeen, engineering etc. The work of branding and marketing of village industries products at national and international level is in progress.