A proposal by India’s Arvind Mills to set-up its first plant outside Gujarat in Kuppam in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district was recently cleared by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu at a State investment promotion board meeting in Amaravati. Likely to start production in early 2020, the mill will offer jobs to 20,000. Some other proposals were also cleared.
The plant will have a capacity to manufacture 24 mn garments, primarily will produce denim jeans, annually, according to media reports from the State. Naidu is likely to lay the foundation for the mill on December 13. Japanese company THK will set-up the plant.