The Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry (IFCCI) organized an Investment Conclave in Maharashtra announcing investments in the State in the presence of Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, & Mr. Jean-Marc Sere-Charlet – Honorable Consul General of France in Mumbai, wherein Royal Canin signed an MOU with Government of Maharashtra. With an investment of around 100 crore, Royal Canin aims to employee 125 people in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra plant.
Mr Govind Suryawanshi said Director – Corporate Affairs (Pet Food Business) said “Royal Canin India Pvt Ltd, as a part of its further expansion intends to develop a Packing Centre in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra, which will convert our bulk products into retail packs suited for the Indian market. This facility will have an automatic packing machine, associated utilities installed, and will give direct employment to about 29 people when full capacity of about 40 MT per day is reached. There will also be an indirect employment opportunity of close to 94 persons who will be involved in various support activities like transportation, security, janitorial services, auxiliary packing material supply, etc.”
The event was organized in association with Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC). The conclave embarked the day with B2G meetings with 14 French companies with higher authorities of the Govt. of Maharashtra to discuss investment opportunities in details.
Addressing the gathering Shri. Devendra Fadnavis, Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra said “These investments commitments of Rs. 5700cr in Maharashtra will create 5300 direct jobs.”