Textile park with 50 units, 5,000 jobs to come up in Bareilly

  • | Saturday | 12th January, 2019

“The project is expected to come up in two to three months at an estimated cost of Rs 84 crore. Bareilly: Promising 5 ,000 jobs to locals, the Uttar Pradesh government is gearing up to set up state’s first textile park at Rehpura Jagir village under Meerganj subdivision, 30 km from here.Announcing the government’s decision, director and commissioner of UP handloom and textile department Rama Raman said the proposed park would be spread over 39 acres in Rehpura Jagir village. As many as 50 industries will be set up at the park, which will generate 5,000 jobs for the locals.”“The 50 industries comprising 36 textile and 14 other unites to provide raw material will be set up at the park very soon,” said Raman.Speaking to TOI, district magistrate VK Singh said, “During the UP Investors’ Summit 2018 in Lucknow, local businessmen had expressed their interest in setting up of a textile park in Bareilly. Thereafter, the administration will start developing infrastructure at the site,” Tandon added.The textile park will be developed under the public-private partnership model, wherein the Centre and the state government will jointly invest Rs 84 crore on the infrastructure.Notably, during the recent investors’ summit, the government signed agreements with as many as 38 companies, the owners of which had expressed their interest in setting up of industries at the proposed textile park here.Raman added, “We have appointed a nodal officer to assist representatives of these companies in getting approvals from various government departments for the setting up of their units.” The land has already been processed by the Bareilly Development Authority (BDA).”A city-based industrialist, Sandeep Tandon, who is heading the special purpose vehicle (SPV), a committee that coordinates between the government and the business community for the setting up of the park in the district, said, “BDA had published an advertisement last month, seeking objections from the public over change in the land use at the proposed site of the park.”“On January 16, the issuance of advertisement will complete one month, and if BDA receives an objection, it will be resolved.

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