No company will be allowed to shut down, Bidyut Baran Mahato assures traders
Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, Aug 14: Jamshedpur MP Bidyut Baran Mahato said the state government was committed to the industrial development of the state. He said the government will not allow a single company in the Adityapur Industrial Area to shut down.
Saying that he was aware of the power woes being faced by companies, he said the industrial units of Kolhan will soon get power supply from Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC). Chief Minister Raghubar Das has sought time till December to improve the situation, he said.
Mahato was speaking to members of Singhbhum Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) at a programme organized at Chamber Bhavan, Bistupur. In his maiden address to the traders after becoming MP for the second time, Mahato said he was ready to take steps that would ensure better public amenities and a conducive environment for industries. He said a meeting would soon be held in Ranchi between CM and representatives of state electricity department to discuss power woes of industries. He said initiatives would be taken to provide DVC power supply to companies of Chandil, Adityapur, Mosabani and Baharagora. He said Jusco electricity would also be provided to the people of Jugsalai and Mango.
Mahato said Tata Motors and other companies should give preference to local companies and vendors while purchasing raw materials, and availing their services.
Asked about air connectivity, the MP said Rs 100 crore has been allotted for airport construction in the district. He said the work would soon begin. He further said that the pending work of Jugsalai railway over-bridge would soon start and that more houses would be demolished in the course of work. He said a new bridge would be built from Litti Chowk to Bhilai Pahari and the survey work was complete. He said talks would be held with Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari and Piyush Goyal to open railway coach factory in Jharkhand. He further said that the demand for setting up a zonal office of Railways in Ranchi or Chakradharpur had been raised before the Railway Minister. He also assured to improve healthcare services at MGM Hospital.