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Karnataka to help Sutlej set up textile unit

Jul 25, 2018
Karnataka to help Sutlej set up textile unit

Karnataka Heavy Industries Minister KJ George said the state government would assist Sutlej Textiles Ltd in setting up its unit in Chamarajanagar district at a cost of Rs 786 crore. The textile making unit is being set up at Badanaguppe and Kallambahalli villages of Chamarajanagar district, about 180 km southwest of Bengaluru.

“The new unit is one among the many new units coming up in the district as a result of the state government's development policies,” George said.

The minister, who is also in-charge of the Sugar, Information Technology and Biotechnology (IT & BT) and Science and Technology portfolios, visited the industrial estate being set up by the Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board. The estate will be spread over 1,460 acres of land.

The minister said the single window clearance committee headed by Deputy Commissioner of the district B.B. Cauvery has also approved 94 projects with Rs 162 crore combined investment in the southwest district to enable its development and create jobs for the youth. The minister said Sutlej would make sportswear in the 46 acres of land allotted to it. The company will offer jobs to about 1,800 skilled youth, George said, promising the state's help for its early commissioning.