'Telangana home to defence industries'

ANI | Updated: Jan 26, 2018 07:17 IST

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jan 26 (ANI): Telangana Finance Minister Etela Rajender on Thursday said here that the state is a home to many defence industries.

The Finance Minister attended the International Conference on Composite Manufacturing Technologies and Applications as the Chief Guest.

"Telangana State is home to many defence industries in Hyderabad. DRDO, DRDL, HAL, BDL, RCI, MITHANI and their affiliates are in Hyderabad. During the movement, many industrialists were concerned. But in the course of three and a half years, such anxieties were distributed. Telangana is a small state but it is number one in the country. This is the victory of Telangana," said Etela Rajender.

"In the six months, the state of Telangana with chief minister KCR's planning has ensured that they provide 24 hours electricity to the industries. Trusted by industrial groups through TSIPAS Industry is giving the industry the highest priority", added the Finance Minister.

"There are over 1,000 small industries in Hyderabad. The Telangana government has already allotted 123 acres of land at Ibrahimpatnam. All kinds of infrastructure are provided. But a man's biggest challenge is unemployment. Your entrepreneurs should cooperate and get rid of unemployment so that the state government is giving you huge concessions," he said.

"Telangana government has taken special steps for skill development. The immediate task of the government is to provide employment to those people. Telangana is the number one in India. We will cooperate with you and cooperate with industrialists to grow up", he concluded. (ANI)