Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has given its approval in principle to set up Bathinda petrochemical unit near Guru Gobind Singh refinery in Bathinda district. Talking to Daily Post, the Industry Minister Sunder Sham Arora told that the project will cost Rs 23,000 crore and will started to produce basic raw material that goes into making of plastics in 2021.After the finalization of rebate issue with the Finance department , which has been approved by the CM, the unit will be started its construction within three months. More than one thousand plastic and other industrial units will also be set up at various places across the State based on byproducts of the petrochemical unit.The project will be established by the India’s HPCL-Mittal Energy Ltd (HMEL). The oil refinery has been working since August 2011, there in Bathinda.New project would able to provide opportunity to 12,000 youth directly. Minister Arora told that recruitment will be done through the website of Industry department and preference in recruitment will be given to Punjab domicile job seekers, especially from the Bathinda area. Minister said that the HPCL and Mittal Energy is more keen to establish its unit as early as possible, while the Government is also completing formalities, swiftly. Minister claimed that 150 industrial units worth rupee more than 8,000 crore have been established in the State after coming Captain Government in the State.
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