The state government of Telangana, in association with TAAPMA (Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Plastics Manufacturers Association), will set up a plastics park at Thummalur on a 110-acre site.
The facility is expected to attract over Rs 500-crore investment and provide direct employment to 5,000 people.
Speaking at the IPLEX 2018 inauguration at the Hitex, IT and Industries Minister of Telangana, KT Rama Rao, said, “The Telangana government is committed to sustainable development and promotion of reusable plastics industry.”
He added: “Since 2017, the plastics industry in the State attracted ₹1,000 crore investment, providing jobs to 2,000 people. We have given guidelines to municipal authorities on single-use plastics. All plastics are not harmful.”
He added that Telangana has selected 14 sectors, including plastics and polymers, as priority areas to promote investment.
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