The country’s first all Women-Owned FLO Industrial Park at Hyderabad promoted by FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO) in partnership with the government of Telangana, announced today, the commencement of operations by 25 women-owned and operated units representing 16 diverse Green Category Industries at the Park to Commemorate International Women Day.
The IT minister Mr KT Rama Rao taking part in the inaugural function advised the entrepreneurs to think big, start to think about emerging technologies. He wanted them to focus on aerospace, defence, food processing, forge global partnerships. He promised another 100 acres for the expansion of FLO women’s industrial park, subject to the park’s focus on novel products. Offer an additional 10% subsidy for women entrepreneurs.
The 50 acres FLO Industrial Park in Hyderabad was established with an investment of Rs. 250 Crores is the Flagship project and the first of its kind at a national level with participation open to Chapter Members, and the national members of FLO. The park has already garnered tremendous interest from women entrepreneurs to run and operate their businesses from this park.
The 50-acre Industrial Park conceptualized in 2013 exclusively for women was formally inaugurated by Sri. KT Rama Rao, Minister for IT E&C, MA&UD, and Industries & Commerce Departments in the presence of Sri. Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary IT, Govt of Telangana, Sri. Balamallu, Chairman TSIIC, Sri. EV Narasimha Reddy, VC & MD, TSIIC, Sri. Hanumantha Rao, Dy. Collector Sangareddy, Mrs. Ujjwala Singhania, FLO National President, Mrs. Uma Chigurupati, Chairperson, FLO Hyderabad, Mrs. Jyotsna Angara, Mrs. Ajita Yogesh, National Governing Body Members, FLO, FLO, Mrs. Vani Subhash, Past Chairperson, FLO-Hyderabad , Mrs. Kavita Dutt, Head National Initiative, FLO Members, FICCI members, TSSIC leadership, 25-woman entrepreneurs who choose to set up their business at this park and many successful women entrepreneurs and aspirants.
By Gollapudi Srinivasa Rao