More than 2.12 lakh job opportunities are expected to be generated in Uttar Pradesh, thanks to the 81 projects for which Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid foundation stones at the groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday.
According to the industry department, the projects worth Rs 61,846.67 crore relate to various sectors like infrastructure, food processing and information technology.
Sector-wise, heavy industry (36%), food processing (17%) and IT and electronics (11%) have received maximum investment, it said.
Noida and Greater Noida remain the most preferred investment destinations for big projects especially those related to the IT and electronics.
Other areas like Bijnor, Jaunpur, Hardoi, Shamli, Ayodhya, Jhansi, Gorakhpur, Bareilly, Rampur and Mirzapur have also attracted investments.
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