MoUs for projects in TN worth Rs 24,248 cr signed
In a recent development, the Tamil Nadu state signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) for as many as 24 projects estimating a total amount worth Rs 24,428 crore, a move that is a promising reflection of the state’s ability to attract investments from various companies. The project inaugurations and the foundation stones of these developments have already been laid down. The State government said that these projects are expected to give rise to about 54,218 employment opportunities.
At a function that was presided over by Edapaddi K Palaniswami, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, the state government signed 18 memorandums of understanding with different organizations to finalize an investment amount of approximately Rs 19,955 crore. This phase of investment is estimated to create 26,509 job opportunities. For the remaining investment amount of Rs 4503 crore that is expected to generate potential 27,709 jobs, project inaugurations have been executed and the requisite foundation stones laid down.
The signed MoUs include a manufacturing plant at Kanchipuram’s Vedal village that is to be set up by Voltas, an electric two-wheeler manufacturing unit that will be set up by Ola, and a solar module manufacturing unit that will be established by First Solar of the United States, among others.