Hyderabad: World’ s second largest manufacturer of infant wear, KITEX has laid the foundation stone for an integrated fibre-to-apparel manufacturing cluster with a capacity of 7 lakh garments per day at an investment of Rs 1200 crore here on Thursday.
Telangana Industries Minister KT Rama Rao and Ministers P Sabitha Indra Reddy and P Mahender Reddy participated in the ground-breaking ceremony held at Seetharampur in Rangareddy District of Telangana.
Kitex Group’s second investment project in Telangana, the cluster, expected to be spread over 250 acres in Seetharampur, will employ more than 11,000 people directly, more than 80% of which will be women employees, the company said in a release here.
The entire investment will be operational by December 2024.
Kitex’s 1st investment project in Telangana is coming up at Kakatiya Mega Textile Park, Warangal where construction of a similar sized integrated fibre to apparel manufacturing cluster is ongoing in full swing and expected to commence operations by December 2023.