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Govt okays electronic manufacturing cluster in Hubli; second in Karnataka

Govt eyes investments worth over Rs 1,500 cr, creation of over 18,000 jobs. Nine companies have already committed to making investments of Rs 340 crore with an employment potential of 2,500

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Sourabh Lele New Delhi
The government on Friday approved an electronics manufacturing cluster (EMC) in Dharwad district of Karnataka, with an expectation to bring investments worth over Rs 1,500 crore and generate 18,000 jobs.

Spread over an area of 224.5 acres in Kotur and Belur Industrial Area in Dharwad, the project will cost Rs 179.14 crore. Nine companies, including some start-ups, have already committed to making investments of  Rs 340 crore with an employment potential of 2,500 people, Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) said.

This is the second EMC in Karnataka after the Centre in 2015 announced setting up a Common Facility Centre (CFC) for

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First Published: Mar 24 2023 | 7:50 PM IST

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