Bengaluru: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Friday April 29 that the Government will begin working on the proposed FMCG cluster in Dharawad in the current year itself.
The project offers potential employment to one lakh people.
“The State Government is offering special concessions for the project,” he said at a event to launch a new line of food products.
Stressing the need for companies which are formed by the people, for the people and work to meet the needs of the country, he said: “About 180 research institutions from all the sectors are functioning in Bengaluru. Karnataka and Bengaluru are contributing the lion’s share in IT, BT exports from the country.”
Karnataka and Bengaluru are at the top in attracting Foreign Direct Investment in the country, and international level jobs are being created in Bengaluru, Bommai said, inviting entrepreneurs to invest in Karnataka in industry and technology sectors to generate more employment.