New Celkon Tirupati Unit, Great Push to ‘Make in India’

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On 22nd June, the Celkon Mobile Manufacturing Facility was inaugurated by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N Chandrababu Naidu. The unit is located close to the International airport in Renigunta.

Celkon, India’s own mobile manufacturer has created a name for itself in making high quality phones at affordable prices, making style and technology accessible to the masses. With the inception of new plant in Tirupati, Celkon is all set to take Make in India and Made in Andhra to the next level.

The unit spans across 22 acres of land with construction costs amounting to INR 150 crores. While addressing the gathering, the CM said that a special industrial policy has been launched by his government with an aim to attract more investors and thereby create more number of jobs for the unemployed youth in the state.

He added that in accordance to the policy, the investors will be offered premium infrastructure facilities along with enough water, electricity and land. He said that MoUs with 1569 companies have already been signed and 813 of these have commenced their work, which are now on various stages of completion.

According to him, these companies will make an investment of about INR 2.75 lakh crores in Andhra Pradesh leading to creation of more than 6 lakh jobs for the unemployed.

On the occasion he announced that his government has no intentions of hiking the power tariff. Rather, thanks to the production of quality power, they are actually making efforts to reduce the tariff. The other dignitaries who addressed the gathering on the occasion include IT Minister Nara Lokesh, Industries Minister N Amaranath Reddy, Pankaj Mahindroo, the National President of Indian Cellular, Y Guru, Chairman and MD of Celkon Mobile and Murali Retineni, the Executive Director.

 

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