- Inauguration of Cotton Yarn Plant at Jhalawar
Jaipur, July 21. Chief Minister Smt. Vasundhara Raje has said that the state government is committed to forge partnerships that promote manufacturing and create employment opportunities in Rajasthan. She said that the start of operations at the Polyester and Cotton Blended Yarn Industries plant by Shri Vallabh Pittie Group would prove to be a big leap forward in the direction of realizing the dream of Resurgent Rajasthan.
Smt. Raje inaugurated the plant worth project cost Rs. 450 crore at Dhanodi Industrial Area in Jhalawar district on Thursday. She also founded two new units of the plant with estimated project cost of Rs 1200 crore by the Pittie Group at Kotda Jagir village.
While addressing the gathering the CM said that Rajasthan has become a brand name for investment not only in the country, but worldwide. She said that settling of investment would be important for development of any state. This would help creating infrastructure facilities as well as opportunities for employment. She said that it was a time to deliver what we promised to the industry leaders during Resurgent Rajasthan.
The Chief Minister said that the efforts by The Pittie Group were an excellent example of development realised by effective governance - a pillar of the Rajasthan Model of Development. "Our mission of 'Make in Rajasthan' compliments the PM's vision of Make in India," she said. She said that setting up of this plant in a record time was a manifestation of the efforts made by the state in Resurgent Rajasthan Partnership Summit 2015 and validated the claim that Rajasthan was an investor friendly state.
Smt. Raje said that setting up of this yarn factory would directly benefit the farmers of entire Kota division. With availability of fertile land, water for irrigation and proper electricity supply, the farmers in this region had opportunity to grow hybrid cotton, she added. This plant would give direct employment to 500 people and indirectly create livelihood opportunities for 30,000 persons. Also, two new yarn units at Kotda Jagir would be employment to 4,000 people and benefit lakhs of farmers, she added. She also inaugurated the skill development centre at the yarn factory.