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Resurgent Rajasthan

INVESTOR SPEAK

  • "As a business location, Jaipur stands out for its location and connectivity to booming markets in north and west India, excellent infrastructure, low start up and running costs and good availability of trained manpower."
    Anand Mahindra Chairman and Managing DirectorMahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
  • "Cairn India's foray into Rajasthan has been an eventful journey with discovery of India’s largest onshore oil field in more than two decades. Barmer Oil and Gas Block in Rajasthan has contributed immensely towards meeting India's domestic crude requirement. It is a world-class resource base with immense possibilities. Continuous commitment and support from Government of Rajasthan has played a vital role in realizing its true potential, benefitting all stakeholders. Our business continues to play a transformational role in the socio-economic development of the region."
    Mayank Ashar Managing Director & Chief Executive OfficerCairn India Limited
  • "Cities of Rajasthan offer a good pool of qualified young manpower and low operating costs - an excellent advantage-mix for an IT and ITeS services company. Infosys is happy to have located in Jaipur and plans to further strengthen its presence here."
    S. D. Shibulal CEO & MDInfosys
  • "India is the second largest motorcycle market in the world. Rajasthan emerged as the most suitable state for locating Honda's second manufacturing facility based on the proximity to north and west markets and the existing plants."
    V. Sridhar Vice President (Manufacturing)Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India
  • "I admire Rajasthan’s huge potential to attract investment from global businesses. The state’s progressive policies, a wide network of transportation infrastructure and land availability, which are all critical to set up any business operation makes it attractive for investments in Rajasthan.
    As a long term investor in the state, I believe Rajasthan offers unmatched competence in skilled manpower in the manufacturing and services sector.
    Vedanta is delighted to be a partner-in-development of Rajasthan and commits its expertise for the sustainable development of the natural resource sector in this state.
    We will invest over INR 20,000 crore across our businesses in Rajasthan over the next three years.
    "
    Anil Agarwal ChairmanVedanta Group
  • "The State Government's commitment to human resource capacity development is commendable and it has successfully involved the private sector towards this. We are happy to be contributing in this sphere through our presence in the state."
    L N Mittal Chairman, Arcelor MittalChairman of Governing Council, LNMIIT - Jaipur
  • "Lafarge is very satisfied with the investment climate in the State of Rajasthan. We also used the Single Window Clearance system of the State, which helped us a lot for the efficient implementation of the project. We have to thank all the state authorities who have been very helpful and also the Bureau of Investment Promotion. This gives us a very good basis to invest throughout Rajasthan in all our product lines."
    Martin Kriegner Country CEOLafarge India
  • "Our Rajasthan project is one of the largest investments of Saint Gobain in a single location. The State Government has been very welcoming and cooperative right from the day project was conceived."
    Benoit D'Iribarne President and Director- GeneralSaint Gobain
  • "While evaluating Locations for our second plant, we were looking for a location to accommodate a fully integrated car manufacturing facility, with proximity to world-class auto component manufacturers and reasonably close to our existing plant at Greater Noida, UP.
    Most importantly, size of the land plot, existing / planned infrastructure support, and availability of the same as per our own plan and schedules. All the above requirements were optimally realized, as a package, at Tapukara.
    Govt. of Rajasthan has been very proactive, responsive and in a "partnering" mode, to resolve and expedite the industry's needs"."
    Raman Kumar Sharma Vice President Honda Siel Cars India Ltd.
  • "Eicher Polaris collaborated to set up its automotive unit in Jaipur, the state capital of Rajasthan, for manufacturing a new range of personal vehicles.
    Rajasthan now has an established track record of being the preferred location for automotive industry because of its business-friendly environment, strong infrastructure and market access. Based on all of these factors, we at Eicher Polaris, decided to set up our manufacturing base in Jaipur. This also allows us the added advantage of providing good quality of life to our employees."
    Radesh Verma CEO (Manufacturing)Eicher Polaris Pvt Ltd. , Gurgaon Head office
  • "At Neemrana, Hero Motocorp has set up its fourth factory as well as a Global Parts Centre. At Kukas, the company is building a world class Centre of Global Innovation, with various type of test- tracks and multiple labs, besides facilities for prototype manufacturing and product design.
    Being a global-sized corporation with exciting future plans, Hero Motocorp is constantly looking for opportunities to scale its capabilities and capacities. Rajasthan's industrial climate and policies are very favourable, and this state has become an investment destination of choice for the company."
    Pawan Munjal Vice-Chairman & Managing DirectorHero Motocorp Ltd.
  • "Nissin Kogyo through Nissin Brakes India started its tenth manufacturing facility worldwide in Neemrana, Rajasthan in 2008 to develop and manufacture disc brakes for two and four wheeled vehicles.
    "Our decision to invest in Rajasthan is a strategic one. We are aware of Rajasthan's growth potential and the competitive advantages it offers. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with them"
    Mr Akhiro Kubo President & CEONissin Kogyo Company Ltd, Japan
  • "JCB India is a wholly and subsidiary of J.C. Bamford Excavators of United Kindgom. JCB's 3rd manufacturing plant in India is located in Jaipur, covering over 750 thousand sq. ft.
    Our chairman Lord Bamford asked us "why not Rajasthan?" for our new unit. So amongst other states, we looked at Rajasthan We ultimately settled on Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. Connectivity of the site is excellent and the bureaucracy and political leadership are very pro-active in assisting us through the entire process of getting approvals."
    Mr. Vipin Sondhi Managing DirectorJCB, India Ltd.
  • "Neemrana Investment Zone for Japanese
    Actually, we are counting 46 numbers investors from Japan to Neemrana. Among that 46, already 40 number of Japanese companies is operating. Big names also joining there like Daikin, Unicharm, Nissin Brakes, Mitsubishi Chemical, Mitsui Chemical...
    I believe, the Rajasthan state is one of the most favorable investment destinations for the Japanese."
    N.Noguchi Chairman Director GeneralJETRO