Vestas Wind Systems has inaugurated a ‘state-of-the-art’ wind turbine blade manufacturing unit in Gujrat, under the Make in India initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The facility by one of the leading wind power solutions providers is expected to create hundreds of local jobs.
The factory situated in Gallops Industrial Park, Bavla, Ahmedabad, was declared open by Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani.
This launch follows the commitment that Vestas’ Chairman, Bert Nordberg, and Vestas’ President and CEO, Anders Runevad, made to Modi in November 2015.
According to Marketing and Public Affairs Director of Vestas India, Amar Variawa, “Vestas has put a strong strategic focus on India because of the ambitious target of 60 GW of wind installation by 2022. The new factory, is a promise fulfilled, and I’m very proud it only took 15 months from we made our commitment to our Prime Minister Modi to the inauguration.”
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