In the last four years, 259 industrialists took land from Gida, set up factory.
Coca-Cola and Birla Group also need land from GIDA to set up a factory.
Investment of 1000 crores has been done in Gorakhpur, soon there will be another investment of 1500 crores.
Lucknow, 22 July 2021: In Gorakhpur, the main city of Purvanchal, big industrialists of the country have started setting up their factories on the lines of Noida. In the last four years, 259 small and big industrialists of the country have taken land from Gorakhpur Industrial Development Authority (GIDA) for setting up factories.
With this initiative of industrialists, an investment of 1000 crores has been made in Gorakhpur and by the end of this year, the big industrialists of the country will invest about 1500 crores here. These include Aditya Birla Group and Coca-Cola Company. These big industrial houses and companies have approached GIDA to provide land for setting up their factory in Gorakhpur.
Apart from providing land to big industrialists to set up factories, GIDA officials are now working on several projects like setting up of Plastic Park and Textile Park and flatted factory to bring big investors to Gorakhpur.
On the basis of which it is now being claimed that soon Gorakhpur will be known as a major industrial city of Purvanchal.
This claim is not without reason. The way Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has paid attention to the development of Gorakhpur in the last four years, due to which the city of Gorakhpur has got a new identity. Schemes costing more than Rs 30,000 crore, started by the Chief Minister for the development of Gorakhpur, have now taken shape.
On the instructions of the Chief Minister, development of new land for industries and schemes like Garment Park (Textile Park) are acting as a catalyst for industrial environment.
There was a time when the scope of tourism in Gorakhpur was limited to Gorakhnath temple, but now the planetarium area is emerging as a tourist hub of Gorakhpur. The Ramgarhtal here is now reminiscent of Mumbai’s Marine Drive. About one and a half dozen districts of Purvanchal are directly benefiting from the development schemes started in Gorakhpur.
Due to this changing environment of Gorakhpur and investor friendly policies of the state government, now big investors of the country are eager to invest in Gorakhpur. Various industries are being set up here from food processing. This is revealed by the data of GIDA.
According to GIDA officials, since the year 2017 till now 259 small and big industrialists have taken land from GIDA and set up their factories in Bhiti Rawat industrial area here. Here five thousand people have got permanent employment in the factories set up by investing 1000 crores.
During the last four years Gallant Ispat Limited, Shuddh Plus Hygiene, Crazy Bakery Udyog, Ankur Udyog Limited, Spice Laminates Private Limited, Aditya Motors Private Limited, India Glycol Private Limited, RK Oxygen Private Limited, Samastha FIDS established their factories and started production.
On the other hand, multinational company Coca-Cola has demanded 32 acres of land from GIDA to set up a bottling plant in Gorakhpur. At least 500 people will get employment in the bottling plant that Coca-Cola will set up by investing Rs 200 crore here.
Similarly, the country’s leading industrial house Aditya Birla Group has requested GIDA to provide 70 acres of land for setting up a paint making factory in Gorakhpur. Aditya Birla Group wants to set up the factory by investing around Rs 700 crore. Due to the increasing facilities in Gida, big companies and big industrial houses are now expressing their willingness to invest in Gorakhpur.
In view of all this, now the officials of GIDA are now engaged in the campaign to start many projects like the establishment of Plastic Park and Textile Park in Gorakhpur and flatted factory, so that big companies and big industrialists invest in them.
Here the plastic park will be built on 50 acres. In this, big companies have proposed to set up their factories. With the efforts of the Chief Minister, the Government of India has also given its consent for the establishment of this park. Similarly, land has been earmarked for Textile Park in Gorakhpur.
Textile traders are eager to set up their factories in this park too. In addition, Gorakhpur Link is acquiring Gida land for making industrial investments on both sides of the expressway. The compost factory made at the cost of Rs 7,000 crore. This fertilizer factory will produce 3,850 metric tonnes of manure daily. Due to this also, the officers of GIDA are expecting an increase in industrial investment here.
These officers say that due to better network of railways and roads and industrial area with facilities for setting up factories, now big industrialists are taking initiative to invest in Gorakhpur on the lines of Noida. Overall, it can be said that after Noida, Gida has now become the new destination of industrialists.