Baba Ramdev Seeks More Land for Assam Food Park
Guwahati: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev-led Haridwar-based firm which is setting up herbal and mega food park in Balipara in Assam wants more land from the BJP-led government. Ramdev had discussion with Assam industry minister Chandra Mohan Patwary and sought another 33 acres of land in Balipara in Assam. Earlier Assam government has given 150 acres for the food park which is coming up with an investment of Rs 1,200 crore and will have manufacturing facility of 10 lakh tonnes (mt) per year. This investment is billed as first mega private sector investment for BJP-led government.
Foundation stone of Assam facility was laid by chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on November last year. The unit will manufacture wide range of products ranging from cosmetics, nutrition and kitchen essentials.