AP to setup ceramic industrial township

Vijayawada: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu announced that the government was ready to establish a ceramic industrial township in the State. About 3,000 acres would be allotted for the purpose in Krishna or Godavari districts, he added.

The Chief Minister had a meeting with Morbi Ceramic industrialists of Gujarat State at his camp office on Friday, and proposed to them to set up sanitary ware and ceramic tiles unit in the State.

Abundant natural sources, including electricity, gas, water, land and minerals are available in Andhra Pradesh compared to Gujarat. We will select land for setting up ceramic industrial township and perform bhumi puja within two months,” he said.

He further hoped that the Sate would become a hub for ceramic industries which have a turnover of Rs 30,000 crore, and tiles industry of Rs 4,000 crore markets.
He added that the ceramic and tiles products were being exported to foreign countries, including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Singapore.  He expressed confidence that Andhra Pradesh would become a big name in ceramic industry in south India. Minister for Mines and Geology P Sujatha, Secretary for Mines Girija Sankar and others participated in the meeting.

Credits Hans India

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