22 large and medium industries to come up in Chittoor

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Tirupati, Sep 28 (UNI) As many as 22 more large and medium industries would come up with an investment of Rs 283 crore in Chittoor district, according to district industries General Manager M K Guravaiah today.

While speaking on the 35th formation day of Andhra Pradesh Industries Infrastructure Corporation (APIIC) here, he said the new industries would generate employment to about 4,000 persons and already 24,000 people got employment through the existing large and medium industries in the district.

He said about 165 small scale industries, including granite, food processing and textile, would also come up in the district with an investment of Rs 170 crore and generate 5,000 jobs, he added.

APIIC planned acquisition of 13,000 acres of land for establishing SEZ at Satyavedu in the district and another 149 acres for establishing IT park at Tirupati and 520 acres for textile park and food processing park at Palmnar and Mogili, respectively, special officer APIIC O Karampuraiah said.


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