Rolling out the red carpet for industries, chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao said: “We invite more new industries to TS. We will extend all facilities to industries. There will be hassle-free system which ensure a good working environment for investors.” He was speaking after inaugurating the first integrated bus manufacturing plant in the country in Kodakanchi village in Jinnaram mandal of Medak district on Saturday.
Deccan Auto India set up the bus manufacturing unit, which has the capacity to manufacture 3,000 units with an investment of Rs 250 crore. Deccan Auto has technical collaboration with Zhongtong of China, a government-held company exporting to more than 30 countries. The chief minister felicitated Sun and Zoo from Zhongtong company.
The chief minister also unveiled Corona Sky Pack City Bus and went around the bus to have a feel of the journey. He also unveiled Deccan 18.7 luxury coach.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Rao said that after the launch of TS-iPASS, the State government accorded permission to 17 industries and some more were in the pipeline. He said that there would be no power shortage for industries in Telangana.
He said that the State had an ambitious target of generating 25,000 MW power in the next four years and Telangana state is procuring an investment of rupees 91,500 crores for thermal power sector.
“TS will become self sufficient and there will not be any power cuts for a fraction of second in future,” Rao promised.
The Chief Minister added that currently, TS was producing only 4,320 MW thermal power which would be enhanced to 25,000 MW in next four years. Already TS government overcame power shortage and is supplying power uninterruptedly to domestic and industrial sector, Rao said.
“Telangana will definitely become number one state in respect of development and welfare activities in the country. Other states will follow Telangana model soon,” Rao said.
He appreciated the buses built by Deccan Auto and said sleeper coaches were good with modern amenities and TSRTC orders
The Chief Minister said when he was Transport Minister he ordered manufacture sleeper coach for RTC, but there was a lot of difference between the buses manufactured at that time when compared to current manufacturing techniques.
The Chief Minister handed over fleet keys to Chandigarh, Goa and Amritsar Transport Corporation officials.
Source: The New Indian Express