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Aditya Birla Group to set up apparel manufacturing unit in Odisha

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

Aditya Birla Retail and Fashion Ltd (ABFRL) will set up an apparel manufacturing unit in with a capacity of 2.5 million pieces per annum, said a statement on Thursday.

Laying the foundation stone for the unit on Thursday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here on Thursday lauded the for this initiative.

"We are proud to bring the manufacturing of apparels for our premium brands like Louis Phillips, Van Heusen, Allen Solly and Peter England, to as a part of the Make in initiative," said Ashish Dikshit, the Business Head of ABFRL.

"This is our first manufacturing unit outside Bangalore region. Our unit will have the capacity of 2.5 million pieces per annum and generate employment for about 1,600 people, most of whom will be women," he added.

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First Published: Thu, December 01 2016. 19:46 IST
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