The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, September 7
Fulfilling his commitment to give a big boost to industrial development in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has approved the establishment of a textile park in Fatehgarh Sahib district under the ‘Prime Minister Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel Parks (PM Mitra) Scheme’. has offered to give 1000 acres of land to the Government of India.
In a letter written to Union Textile Minister Piyush Goyal, the Chief Minister has expressed his desire to establish this prestigious project on the holy land of Fatehgarh Sahib.
He hoped that with the commencement of this project, Punjab would emerge as the ‘textile hub’ of the country. Bhagwant Mann clearly said that this project will put the state on the map of industrial development.
The Chief Minister said that while this scheme will help in attracting investors, it will also open new avenues of employment for the youth.
He said that the Government of India has approved the plan to set up seven ‘Prime Minister Mega Integrated Textile Regions and Apparel Parks’ (PM Mitra) across the country in partnership with the state governments interested in this project.
Bhagwant Mann told the Union Minister that the state government is ready to establish a textile park at Fatehgarh Sahib under this scheme.
The Chief Minister clarified that all environmental clearances and standards set by the Central and State Pollution Control Boards will be followed while setting up this mega park.
He said that one of the basic requirements for this project is that the interested state government should have an area of 1000 acres of land at one place.
Bhagwant Mann said that the Punjab government has already identified a place of required area of land in Fatehgarh Sahib for this project. The Chief Minister said that all necessary requirements to set up this project will be completed soon.