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Aurangabad to Mumbai in four hours

With major plans to give a boost to the industrial sectors in Marathwada and Vidarbha, the state government is focusing initially on two fronts - infrastructure development and water. The government is planning a six to eight lane Nagpur-Aurangabad-Mumbai autobahn to connect two major cities, Nagpur and Aurangabad, with the state capital at a cost of around Rs 2.5 lakh crore. Through this highway one can travel from Aurangabad to Mumbai in four hours, said the entrepreneurs' delegation which had accompanied chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on his US visit from June 29 to July 2 to attract foreign investments in Maharashtra.

Among the 15-member delegation, seven were entrepreneurs from Aurangabad. "While seeking investments, the major focus of the CM was on Vidharbha and Marathwada," said N Sriram, chairman, Confederation of Indian Industries, Marathwada zonal council. "The CM has emphasised on constructing the Nagpur-Aurangabad-Mumbai autobahn highway and achieving drought-free Maharashtra by implementing 'Jal Yukta Shivar' in these two regions which are major requirements to bring new investments," he said.

"Fadnavis also highlighted that the government would set up textile processing centres in Hingoli and Beed districts; thrust would be laid on value added food processing in Marathwada; four cities - Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur and Aurangabad - would be developed as smart cities in the first phase of the 100 smart cities project. Three multinational companies have been roped in for the development of smart cities," Sriram said. "Another major point in attracting investments in Maharashtra is that the CM has promised reduce power tariff to the extent of Rs 1.46 per unit," said Balaji Shinde, president, Marathwada Associaon of Small Scale Industries & Agriculture (MASSIA).

"The tour has raised hopes of new investments and ventures in Aurangabad in the backdrop of major projects such as Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor and the smart city project at Shendra-Bidkin being implemented," said Sandeep Nagori, vice-president, CII, Marathwada zonal council.

"The entrepreneurs' delegation from Aurangabad consisted of managing director (MD) of Nirlep Appliances Ltd Mukund Bhogale, MD of Rucha Engineers Pvt Ltd Umesh Dashrathi, founder-chairman of Sanjeev Group SD Tambolkar, president & director, Endress+Hauser Automation N Sriram, director of Kirdak Autocom Pvt Ltd Sunil Kirdak and MD of Rucha Engineers Pvt Ltd Bhushan Joshi and managing director of Badwe Engineers Shrikant Badwe. The delegation also included industries minister Subhash Desai and top government officials," said MASSIA vice-president Sunil Kirdak, while addressing a news conference here on Monday.


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