Maruti to set up 3rd manufacturing plant in Haryana, project to create 11,000 jobs in Sonipat  

HARYANA: Good news for the people of Haryana, the government has signed an agreement with Maruti Suzuki India Limited and Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited, which is going to provide 11,000 jobs to the needy ones.

According to reports, it’s Maruti’s third plant in the state. Meanwhile the government has signed an agreement to allot land to the automakers in Sonipat district. Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (HSIIDC) has earmarked 800 and 100 acres of land at IMT Kharkhoda for both plants.

Production of the plant may begin by 2025 which reportedly cost ₹18,000 crore.Due to the connectivity with Delhi, Gurugram and Sonipat city via the KMP Expressway,  expect of IMT Kharkhoda decided to emerge as the next node for industrial development in the state.

Meanwhile the agreement was signed in the presence of the chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar along with deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala in Gurugram.

In December 1983 the first plant of the company operated in the state.when it rolled out the now iconic Maruti 800.

“Well, the state government has always been supportive for 40 years to their projects. So As a result their first choice was Haryana for their expansion projects. We allocated over 600 acres of land in IMT Manesar in 2004-05 and 700 acres in IMT Rohtak in 2009. investor-friendly policies of the Haryana government make it easy for Maruti Suzuki to confidently choose IMT Kharkhoda for their new plant,” Khattar said.

Meanwhile in 2020 the company was searching for alternative options to shift its Gurugram facility. After that the Haryana government worked smartly and provided options which included Kharkhoda.

Company is already has existing plants in Gurugram and Manesar that roll out 1,550,000 units annually.