CM lays foundation for 3 companies; inaugurates Godrej Agrovet
Amaravati, June 22: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy virtually inaugurated the Rs. 100crore worth edible oil refinery Godrej Agrovet Limited at Chintalapudi in Eluru district and laid foundation stones for three other companies.
He has unveiled the plaques of Rs. 610crore worth bio-ethanol manufacturing unit Kribhco Green Energy Pvt Ltd, Rs. 315crore worth ethanol manufacturing unit Viswa Samudra Bio Energy at Sarvepalli in Nellore district and Rs. 400crore worth soluble coffee manufacturing unit CCL Food and Beverages Ltd at Varadayi Palem Kuvvakolli in Tirupati district.
Speaking on the occasion from the Camp Office here on Thursday, the Chief Minister called it a wonderful moment and said the new units would provide direct and indirect employment to over 2500 persons.
The Kribhco and Viswa Samudra bio-ethanol units at Sarvepalli with a production capacity 500 and 200 kilo liters would provide jobs to over 1000 and 500 persons respectively and will be a game changer in the district industrial growth, he said.
CCL coffee manufacturing unit at Tirupati district with an annual production capacity of 16,000 tons would provide direct and indirect employment to 400 persons.
The Chief Minister thanked the industrialists for coming forward for establishing these units and wished them well.
“I am happy to note that the 400-ton capacity edible oil unit in Eluru district has started its operations within nine months of giving permission. It is providing employment to 500 persons,” he said.
He expressed happiness that the MoUs signed at the global investors’ summit at Visakhapatnam have been translated into reality.
District Collectors, people’s representatives and officials of industries department along with the respective company representatives also participated in the programme virtually.
IT and Industries Minister G. Amarnath, Chief Secretary Dr. K.S. Jawahar Reddy, Special Chief Secretary R. Karikal Valaven (Industries and Commerce), Agriculture Principal Secretary Chiranjeevi Choudary, Industries Joint Director Padmavati, AP Food Processing Corporation CEO L. Sridhar Reddy, several industrialists and senior officials were present.