Yavatmal, March 20: To give a boost to employment and provide better opportunities for youths and farmers to reap maximum benefits the Maharashtra government has reserved 93 hectares of land in Lohara MIDC of the district for setting up a Textile Park, work on which will begin soon.
A joint meeting was held at Mantralaya on March 16 which was chaired by the Minister of State for Energy and Guardian Minister of Yavatmal Madan Yerawar to discuss the issue amongst the concerned departments and the district administration.
During the discussion, the Minister said that “The setting up of a Textile Park in Yavatmal MIDC area was pending for a long time due to the availability of adequate land. The proposal was initiated by the then chief minister Prithviraj Chavan himself.” Thereafter steps were taken to reserve 93 hectares of land in Lohara MIDC and the work will soon be launched, he added.
The Park would ensure large scale employment to the youths of the region besides providing better avenues for the farmers to garner maximum benefit, said the Guardian Minister of Yavatmal. “We have proposed to set up basic infrastructure including the supply of energy, water and provision for sewerage water treatment plant at the site,” Yerawar added.