The Aditya Birla Group is set to make a whopping investment of Rs 700 crore in Uttar Pradesh. State chief minister Yogi Adityanath took to Twitter and announced that the Birla group would be setting industrial units to manufacture paint in the Gorakhpur district.
The project plan, spread across 70 acres in Bhiti Rawat village in Sahjanawa Block in Gorakhpur, has got clearance from Gorakhpur Industrial Development Authority (GIDA). The manufacturing unit will employ more than two thousand people.
Commenting on the development, District Magistrate K Vijayendra Pandian said, “A major investment of about Rs 700 crore will be made by the Aditya Birla Group in the Gida area. For this, the land will be made available by GIDA. We have spoken to the company representatives. All kinds of assistance will be provided to them. This investment will provide employment to many people directly and indirectly.”
Recently, several companies like Oppo, Vivo, Samsung, Lava and Formi has also set up their manufacturing units in the state. Uttar Pradesh administration has been working tirelessly to bring investment in the state by offering ease in business doing. It is emerging fast as a new industrial hub.