12 new industrial units approved by Cabinet

Mar 04, 2014 21:12 | Poltics
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SLSWC&MA approves 12 new proposals of new  industrial units

As many as twelve new proposals for setting up new industrial units and seven expansion and revised proposals of the existing units with combined proposed investment of Rs 4408.64 crore were approved in 72nd  meeting of the State Level Single Window Clearance & Monitoring Authority (SLSWC&MA) held here today under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Shri Virbhadra Singh.

The approved industrial units are expected to provide employment to about 2425 persons.

Among the new proposals approved by the Authority are M/s Reliance Cement Company Pvt. Ltd. who has proposed to invest Rs. 3400.72 crore with employment potential to 350 persons for manufacturing of Cement and Clinker at Sub Tehsil Nerwa, Tehsil Chopal, District Shimla, H.P., M/s Amba Metal Melting Furnace Point, who has proposed to invest Rs. 35.99 crore with employment potential to 54 persons for manufacturing of rods and sheets of Iron, Aluminium and Brass, M/s Himadri Ferro Alloys Pvt. Ltd. who has proposed to invest Rs. 309.64 crore with employment potential to 520 persons for manufacture of Ferro Sillicon, M/s Barmendra Agro Tech Pvt. Ltd., who has proposed to invest Rs. 102.06 crore with employment potential to 100 persons for setting up of an Industrial Undertaking for Controlled Atmosphere Cold Storage facilities, M/s CDR Agro’s, who has proposed to invest Rs. 33.16 crore with employment potential to 184 persons for manufacturing of Starch & Allied Products, M/s Himalaya Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd., who has proposed to invest Rs. 150 crore with employment potential to 250 persons for manufacturing of Caustic Soda Lye, Chlorine, Hydrogen Gas, Salicylic acid, Hydrochloric acid etc.

Among the expansion/revised proposals are the proposals of M/s Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., who has proposed to invest Rs. 87.87 crore with employment potential to 54 persons for manufacturing of Pharmaceutical Formulations, M/s DP Chocolates, Unit-II, who has proposed to invest Rs. 72.85 crore with employment potential to 130 persons for the manufacture of Chocolates & Chocolate products, sugar confectionary containing cocoa, compounds, chips, dips & pastes, M/s Theon Pharmaceuticals Ltd, who has proposed to invest Rs. 25.83 crores with employment potential to 173 persons for the manufacture of tablets, capsules.

M/s Loreal International Ltd was also given approval in principle for setting up their unit in the State.

Chief Minister said that keeping in view the increasing demand of land by the entrepreneurs who are keen to invest in the State, construction of double stroyed buildings in the already existing compounds would be considered.

Shri Mukesh Agnihotri, Industries Minister, Shri P. Mitra, Chief Secretary, Shri V.C. Pharka, Principal Secretary, Tourism, Shri Tarun Shidhar,F. C. (Revenue & Forests)  Dr. Shrikant Baldi, Principal Secretary, Finance and Excise and Taxation, Shri SKBS Negi, Principal Secretary, MPP and Power, Shri R.D. Dhiman, Principal Secretary, Industries, Er. R.K. Sharma, Engineer-in-Chief, Irrigation and Public Health, Shri Vineet Kumar, Member, Secretary, H.P. Pollution Control Board, and Shri Rajender Singh, Director of Industries were also present in the meeting.