Extend full support to Center for Telangana Textile Park: Minister to KCR
Union Minister G Kishan Reddy on Sunday urged the ruling BRS government to extend full cooperation to the Center in setting up ‘PM Mitra’ mega textile park in Telangana and sought Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s support in setting up infrastructure for the country’s development. .
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced on March 17 that ‘PM Mitra’ mega textile parks would be set up in Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, and asserted that they would attract large-scale investment. Will do and create millions. of jobs.
Kishan Reddy said that the selection of Telangana for setting up the Mega Textile Park would help in the development of the State and the textile workers in a big way.
Noting that the setting up of the textile park is a demonstration of the BJP’s commitment to the development of Telangana, the Union Minister for Tourism and Culture thanked PM Modi on behalf of the people of the state for the decision.
He said that at least 1,000 acres of land is required for each mega textile park. “Irrespective of politics, the state government should extend full cooperation for the development of the mega textile park,” he told reporters here.
Referring to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s remarks that the Centre’s ‘Make in India’ initiative was a ‘joke in India’, Reddy said he felt without making such comments on issues like setting up of mega textile parks Everyone should work together. To promote the development of the country.
Reddy urged Rao to take the mega textile park as ‘Make in India’ and not a ‘joke in India’ as the mega textile park would help handloom workers in Telangana.
Reddy further said that PM Modi will reach Hyderabad next month to perform ‘bhoomi puja’ (foundation stone) for the modernization works of Secunderabad railway station and some national highway projects in the state.
He also said that the second Vande Bharat train service from Secunderabad to Tirupati would be started soon.
On 15 January, Modi virtually flagged off the Vande Bharat train service between Telangana’s Secunderabad and Andhra Pradesh’s port city of Visakhapatnam, the first (Vande Bharat Express) to connect the two Telugu-speaking states.
Earlier in the day, Reddy visited the Swapnalok commercial complex in Secunderabad here, where six people were killed in a massive fire that broke out in the multi-storey building on March 16.
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