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PM MITRA Park, Amravati expected to attract investment of Rs. 10,000 crore

Amravati :16/7/23:Union Minister of Textiles, Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Shri Piyush Goyal congratulated the state of Maharashtra for being awarded the prestigious Pradhan Mantri Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel (PM MITRA) Park in Amravati. While addressing the launch ceremony of PM MITRA Textile Park, Amravati today, the Minister emphasized that the addition of PM MITRA Park would further strengthen the rapid progress of Maharashtra.

Shri Piyush Goyal said that given Maharashtra’s significant contributions across the entire textile value chain, from Farm to Fiber to Factory to Fashion to Foreign, it is a natural choice for a textile park.

Shri Goyal further highlighted that the well-connected infrastructure of Amravati, including its road, rail, port, and airport networks, will significantly boost the textile industry in Maharashtra.The ceremony was attended by the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Eknath Shinde, Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister of State for Railways and Textiles, Smt. Darshana Jardosh. The Minister of Textiles, Government of Maharashtra Shri Chandrakant Patil; Minister of Industries, Government of Maharashtra, Shri Uday Samant; Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, Smt. Rachna Shah and Principal Secretary, Industries, Government of Maharashtra, Dr. Harshdeep Kamble were also present amongst the dignitaries on the occasion.

Smt. Darshana Jardosh, acknowledging India’s historical prowess as a textile hub, emphasized that the establishment of PM MITRA Parks in various states, including Amravati, Maharashtra, is a crucial step toward making India a global textiles manufacturing hub. She added that the integrated park would attract more investment to Maharashtra, generate employment opportunities, and foster innovation, research, and training in the textiles sector.

During the event, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC), Government of Maharashtra, and the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, for the establishment of PM MITRA Park.

The PM MITRA Textile Park in Amravati is expected to attract an investment of Rs. 10,000 crore and create both direct and indirect employment for approximately 300,000 individuals.

Spanning across a contiguous 1020 acres of land at Nandgaon Peth, adjacent to the Additional Amravati Industrial Area (MIDC), the Park is situated just 30 kilometers away from the Mumbai Nagpur Samruddhi Highway and 147 kilometers from the nearest port, the Wardha Dry Port. As a brownfield park, it already possesses essential infrastructure such as roads, water, and electricity.

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