Chhattisgarh to set up major industrial clusters

Raipur, Feb 4 (KNN)  The Chhattisgarh Government is promoting three mega industrial areas in Bilaspur, Raigarh and Raipur Districts with a view to attracting investments in the state.  The focus is on developing clusters for metal, herbal and medicine, food processing and gems and Jewellery. 

In this regard Chhattisgarh State Industrial Development Corporation Limited (CSIDC) wants to appoint a consultant to look into infrastructure planning, identify projects, provide transaction advisories and promote investments in the state.

CSIDC is a Government of Chhattisgarh Undertaking under Commerce and Industry Department.  It has been instrumental in developing  various industrial growth centres and industrial areas namely Urla, Sarora, Bhanpuri, Amaseoni, Rawabhata, Siltara in Raipur District; Borai in Durg District, Sirgitti, Tifra, Rani Durgawati in Bilaspur District.

To meet increasing requirement of land for new industrial units, CSIDC is setting up three Mega Industrial Areas in Bilaspur, Raigarh and Raipur Districts, spreading over 4740 hectares.

Integrated Infrastructure Development Centres have been established in the districts of Kabirdham, Mahasamund and Surguja. Work on Infrastructure Development has been started in these IIDCs.

In addition, work has started for development of an Apparel Park at Bhanpuri in Raipur District.  Also effective steps have been taken for establishment of Metal Park, Herbal and Medicinal Park, Food Processing Park and Gems and Jewellery SEZ.

CSIDC has effectively implemented Public Private Partnership in upgradation and maintenance of existing Industrial Areas in Urla and Siltara, District Raipur.