Electronic major has sought 200 acres at JNPT SEZ says Nitin Gadkari

Vastavam web: Keen to set up an about Rs 6,000 -crore facility at JNPT Special Economic Zone (SEZ), a global electronic major has sought 200 acres there, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said today.”A global electronic major has sought 200 acres of land at JNPT SEZ. It is keen to invest Rs 6,000 crore and create employment to the tune of 40,000,” Gadkari, who holds the portfolio of shipping, road transport, highways, water resources, river development and Ganga rejuvenation, told.The contract manufacturer Foxconn makes products for global device brands like Apple, BlackBerry, Amazon, Motorola, Xiaomi and Sony and has bulk of its factories in China.
“Foxconn has sought a land parcel of 13 acres in the special economic zone in JNPT and I have spoken to Maharashtra chief minister about the project,” Gadkari has said earlier.Foxconn Technology Group is one of the world’s largest electronic manufacturing contractors, headquartered in New Taipei City, Taiwan. It is the third-largest information technology company by revenue.JNPT Mumbai handles over 40 per cent of Indian exim (export-import) volumes.