Maruti Suzuki to invest Rs 20,000 crore in new plant in Haryana

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GURUGRAM: India’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki has decided to set up new manufacturing plants in Haryana with an investment of around Rs 20,000 crore. The Haryana government has allocated 900 acres of land to Maruti Suzuki for the new plants.

Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (HSIIDC) and Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) and Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd signed agreements for land for the proposed manufacturing units. Maruti Suzuki’s new plants are set up on a 800-acre site at IMT Kharkhoda in Sonipat district of the state. A hundred acres of land has been allocated for the Suzuki Motorcycle plant.

Speaking at the agreement signing event held in Gurugram, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said, “Today after 40 years history has repeated itself. Forty years back, an MoU was also signed which played a big role in changing the picture and destiny of Haryana’s development and today, a new agreement is signed,” he said. An official release said that 900 acres of land has been handed over to Maruti Suzuki.

The CM said in today’s programme that Rs 2,400 crore has been given to Haryana through HSIIDC. For the first time in the history of Haryana, such a big transaction has happened. This agreement will write a new script for development in Haryana, he added. Khattar said that with the establishment of the plant, 13,000 people would get employment opportunities. An amount of Rs 2400 crore has been spent for purchase of land for the said plant and more than Rs 20,000 crore are to be invested.

Khattar said that Gurugram has developed because of Maruti. Also, the automobile industry flourished in Gurugram and many companies came. Other industries also played an important role in the economic progress of Gurugram. (ANI)

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