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Aurangabad best industrial destination

  Published On 08-01-2015

Network-18 and Aurangabad Industrial Suppliers' Association (AISA) jointly organised a panel discussion on 'The shifting status from 'why Aurangabad' to 'why not Aurangabad' here on Saturday.
Part of the 'Engineering Expo,' the event was held at Hotel Bagga International. Chamber of Marathwada Industries and Agriculture President (CMIA) president Mukund Kulkarni, Grind Master managing director Milind Kelkar, Ratna Prabha Motors managing director Mansingh Pawar, Rucha Engineering managing director Umesh Dashrathi and AISA president Jayant Soni were the speakers.
Mukund Kulkarni and Mansingh Pawar reviewed the industrial development happened in Marathwada region in the past three decades. Giving statistics of the industrial development in the region, Kulkarni said Aurangabad industries alone contribute an annual revenue of Rs 7,000 crore to the government and export goods to around 72 countries. Aurangabad and Jalna have emerged the 'beer capital' and 'steel/seed capital' of India, respectively.
Aurangabad has a quality infrastructure with a good connectivity of air, road and railway, essential for industrial development, he added. Milind Kelkar said Aurangabad is known as the City of Mercedes across the world, while Umesh Dashrathi shed light on the industrial development and the upcoming auto-cluster in Waluj. Archana Naidu anchored the programme on behalf of Network-18. Jaswant Singh and others took efforts for the success of the event, which saw participation by industrialists, traders and experts.