Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan performed bhumi pujan of a hosiery factory in Ujjain on Sunday
Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan performed bhumi pujan of a hosiery factory in Ujjain on Sunday

Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh): Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday reassured industrialists that they will face no problems if they will invest in the state.

“I went to Tripur (Tamil Nadu ) four years ago to invite investors to set up garment industry in Madhya Pradesh. I told them that there will be no problem for anybody all government will extend full cooperation,” Chouhan stated while performing bhumi pujan of Best Lifestyle Apparel unit in soyabean plant premises here on Sunday. A sum Rs 60 crore will be invested for the hosiery factory.

He said there is emergence of new industrial and economic growth in Ujjain, which once was known for textile mills. Now, a new era of industrial growth is beginning today in Ujjain,” he added.

He said religious tourism will also grow because of Mahakaleshwar Temple while its adjoining area is getting facelift. “Biggest challenge in corona time is to provide employment. The new garment factory will provide employment to 4,000 people indirectly,” Chouhan said, adding that state government will provide 30 acres of additional land to the company for setting up another unit at cost of Rs 150 crore in the same premises. “There is saturation in agriculture, so we have to expedite process of opening industrial units in state,” he remarked.

The chief minister is likely to perform bhumi pujan for Pratibha Syntex next month, which will set up unit at cost of Rs 110 crore and will give employment to 4,000 people in Ujjain. Projects worth Rs 1,000 crore are in pipeline for setting up industries in Vikram Udyogpuri , which will give employment to 4,000 people more.

“Local people will get maximum employment in such industries,” Chouhan said.

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