Karnal, Dec 26 (KNN) The Haryana government has started the legal process for acquiring the left out pockets of land required for development of industrial estate at Karnal.
The project is being piloted by the Haryana Government’s Industries and Commerce Department.
While, bulk of the land had already been acquired for the project, some left out pockets were blocking its development.
The industrial estate is coming up at an important location at the Grand Trunk Road. It is located near important cities of Chandigarh, Ambala, Panipat, Sonepat and New Delhi.
The state government has promoted other key industrial estates in the near about areas including one at Sonepat.
However, development and maintenance of important infrastructures like roads, electricity, sewerage, water treatment and environment protection holds the key success of industrial estate.
Karnal has one of the major shoes industries of India. Karnal is known as the rice bowl of India. It has got the highest district wise exports of basmati rice from India with major of exports to Gulf countries.
There are more than 300 rice miller and processors in Karnal district with around 100 exporters.
Karnal is also famous for manufacture of agricultural implements and its spares as more than 40 per cent of country’s agricultural implements and spares are manufactured here.
One of the bigger units involved in the manufacture of spares is Karnal Agricultural Industries Ltd having largest manufacturing base in the country.