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Haryana gets proposals up to over Rs 2,000 crore investment

Written by: Staff

Chandigarh, Mar 23 (UNI) Haryana Government has received investment proposals of Rs 2121 crore from noted industrialists of the country and Non Resident Indians (NRIs) for setting up industrial units in the state .

In a written reply during the ongoing budget session of Haryana Vidhan Sabha, Industries Minister Lachhman Dass Arora said the government had received 142 industrial projects of an investment of Rs 331 crore from NRIs. He said that the Government had also received proposals for setting up 32 industrial units each with an investment of Rs. 30 crore or above of the total investment of Rs 1370 crore.

He said the governement had also recieved a number of proposals from NRIs for setting up various projects in the state. These included those for flexible packaging, manufacture of computer hardware, baby diapers, sanitary pads, Italian furniture, readymade garments, e-commerce services, auto parts, software development-cum-service support centre, sarees and dress materials, auto spare parts, business process out sourcing, toys, plastic products, electronic hardwares, manufacture of wrought iron furniture and handicrafts item, manufacture of decorative glasses and finished shoes soles.

Mr Arora said at present 24 proposals for setting up of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in the state were under consideration. He said that these zones would be set up at Garhi Harsaru, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Dundahera, Mewat, Rai (Sonipat), Ballabgarh (Palwal), Ambala, Panipat, Panchkula and Jhajjar.

In another written reply, Power Minister Venod Sharma said as many as 2052 tubewell connections were released to the farmers of Sonipat district during the year 2001-05. He said that 3856 consumers had applied for tubewell connections out of which 142 applications of those who had deposited the full amount, were pending. These connections would be released within two months, he assured.


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