MSME department offers more industrial plots as Food processing & Garment units flourish in Ratlam
Ratlam, 13 Jan (KNN) The MSME department in Ratlam city of Madhya Pradesh is looking for quick occupancy on lands available for industries as the area as seen high enquiries from local industries for setting up food processing and garment units.
As per media reports, it has identified about 13 plots in the regional industrial belt and Jaora industrial belt which is newly extended.
It has invited online bidding from industries for these land parcels.
Mukesh Sharma, general manager, District and Industries Trade Center, Ratlam said, “We have a lot of enquiries from industries mostly locals wishing to set up new facilities. We have identified a few developed plots for industries and hoping to get quick bookings for these plots.”
It has also been reported that lease for a few plots in the belt has been cancelled by the department due to failure in norms
Hence they are now being allotted to new businesses.
To keep up with needs of MSMEs in the region, local industries associations have appealed to the MSME department to develop new industrial belts with basic infrastructure.
Similarly, the Malwa Chamber of Commerce and Industries has urged for equipping the industry with advanced technology to develop value added products from locally produced grains, fruits and herbal products.
Five new garlic processing units have bought up land in Ratlam district to set up manufacturing facilities of garlic powder, paste and peeling units.