Telangana today said the consumer products division of Wipro, Wipro Consumer Care, has decided to invest Rs 2.2 billion for setting up a manufacturing unit in the state.
The proposed unit will manufacture toilet soaps and other personal care products, an official release said.
The project will come up on a 40-acre land in Maheshwaram mandal of Rangareddy district, creating 300 direct jobs and about 200 indirect ones, it added.
"Wipro has a good presence in the state and its new manufacturing unit will boostthe progress of the industrial sector in Telangana," he said.
The state government has given approvals to many mega projects through the Telangana State Industrial Project Approval and Self-certification System, and the latest investment by Wipro is a testimony to that, the official release said.