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JCB rolls out 3,000th machine from Jaipur plant

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Earthmoving and company today rolled 3000th machine manufactured at its plant here with 'Made in Rajasthan' tagline.

visited the plant at Mahindra SEZ where Lord Bamford briefed her about the facility.

Nearly 30 per cent of the workforce are women, the informed the who also met with women engineers and staffers.

Speaking at the function to mark rolling out of 3000th machine of the plant, Raje said that the company has created opportunities for women in what is considered a male bastion, by having 25-30 per cent workforce as women.

Highlighting the efforts of the government to push investment in the state, Raje said that the efforts to accelerate economic growth and development and to invite investment have resulted in the creation of 13.50 lakh jobs in the last four years.

She said that women are proving their mettle and contributing to the growth and development of various sector that included sports, construction, health, education and economy among others.

The Lord Bamford said that the company is contributing signification in infrastructure.

The opportunities for growth which presents are significant and we are committed in making a positive difference in the lives of the people and communities whom we work closely with.

He said that three types of machines are being manufactured at the facility and machines are exported to 51 countries besides supplying the product to the local market.

Graeme Macdonald, the group CEO, said that is a big market for the company which contributes to nearly 39 per cent of the total global business of the company.

The plant, which is spread over 114 acres in Mahindra Sez, was inaugurated in November 2014 and has invested Rs. 750 crore.

Bamford informed that the company would institute awards for promoting literature in regional Indian language and would associate it with literature festival.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 22:30 IST