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Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet has approved the state government’s proposal to develop 27 new industrial estates on 7,675 hectares of land at 27 places in a phased manner during the next six years.
Under the plan, projects of nine new industrial estates have already been chalked out, which will be developed on 761 hectares of land at a cost of Rs 255 crore. For this, the concerned ‘Audyogik Kendra Vikas Nigams’ (AKVN) have been given permission to avail loans worth Rs 128 crore from financial institutions.
These new industrial estates are to be developed at — Acharpura, Govindpura, Bagroda, Peepalner (all Bhopal), Jambad Bagri (Vidisha), Mandideep Phase-3, mega industrial park Biaora-Chachoda, Tamot Beelkheri (Raisen), Crystal IT Park (Indore), Bhavsingpura (Khandwa), Ujjaini (Dhar), Meghnagar (Jhabua), Bhurkal Khapa (Seoni), industrial estate Umaria-Dungariya (Jabalpur), mineral SEZ and industrial estate Hargarh-Sihora (Jabalpur), food park Amkuhi (Katni), Sirsoda (Dewas), Nazarpur (Ujjain), Morwan (Neemuch), Nemawar (Dewas), Pahadi (Morena), readymade garment park Gadaipura (Gwalior), industrial estate Gurh (Rewa), Bagaha (Satna), Bargawan (Singrauli) and industrial estate Maihar (Satna).
The cabinet also decided to develop necessary infrastructure in the major industrial estates of the state. As many as 5217 industrial units exist in 43 industrial estates of AKVN and 185 industrial estates of Industries Department.
A proposal was endorsed for securing Rs 190 crore loans from financial institutions for upgradation and development of requisite infrastructure in these industrial estates in a phased manner during the next three years.