Madhya Pradesh has emerged as a hub of textile industry of the country in the last one decade due to the industry-friendly policy of the State government. This is what Minister for Commerce, Industry, Employment, Mineral Resources and Overseas Indians Rajendra Shukla said recently. He said that the State has a bank of around one thousand acre in all the districts to establish industries.
A special policy is being brought soon to encourage garment industry in the State. The minister was addressing the 14th International and 72nd All India Textile Conference. More than 300 representative of textile industry are taking part in the conference at Bhopal.
Shukla mentioned that Madhya Pradesh is progressing rapidly. It has no more a bimaru State now and has come in the category of the developed State. He further mentioned that all the facilities are available in the State to establish industry. Electricity, water, transport and other facilities like good roads are available. Moreover, sufficient land is available.
Besides, Shukla said that the State Government is working with full steam and commitment in the leadership of the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for the development of the State and to maintain the status of developed State.
Shukla mentioned that factories of well-known groups like Vardhman, Trident, Nahar, SEL Group, Raymond and Grasim are functioning successfully in the State. An amount of around Rs 7 thousand crore has been invested in the textile sector and 40,000 persons have got employment in last 6 years.
Textile projects worth Rs 4,000 will be established in the State soon. He told that the biggest 750 megawatt solar power plant of the world is being established at Rewa. An amount of Rs 6,000 crore will be invested in this plant. White Tiger Safari has been made in Mukundpur of Rewa, he added.