Bijapur, District Minister, Murugesh Nirani recently announced that the city will soon see a mega textile unit, which will be built on around 100 acres of land provided by the State Government at Mayalabagayat Industrial area. Nirani further added that the textile unit is being developed by APCA Delian Company at a cost of Rs. 5 billion.
With the commencement of operations at this unit, jobs will be provided to almost 5,000 people of the district. The mega unit will be inaugurated on August 27 by the Chief Minister.
There are certain disparities in the sourcing pattern of electricity to northern parts of Karnataka as against South Karnataka, but Nirani has assured that, this would be taken care of after detailed analysis of the matter.
It was also revealed that six other industries are interested in making investments to the extent of Rs. 100 billion in Bijapur and Bagalkot districts, with the State Government assuring all support to these units.