Chandigarh | The Voice of Chandigarh News – Gionee mobile phones would now be manufactured in Haryana as the company today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Haryana Government to set up its mobile phones manufacturing hub with an initial investment of Rs 500 crore which, later on, would be increased to Rs 1500 crore.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal and Industries Minister Mr Vipul Goel by Chairman, Gionee Mobiles, Mr. Liu Lirong and Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC), here today.
Mr Vipul Goel said that the Mobile Manufacturing Hub would be set up over an area of 40-50 acres in Faridabad and would provide employment to 28000 persons in next three years. This, he said, would be a major project in Faridabad and more such projects would come up in other areas of the State.
It was observed that as a result of the industry friendly environment created by the State Government, Make in India campaign has got impetus. Gionee plans to manufacture about six lakh mobiles per month.
Those present on the occasion included Estate Manager, HSIIDC, Faridabad, Mr. Vikas Chaudhary, Country CEO and Managing Director, Mr. Arvind R. Vohra, President, Gionee, Mr. Lu Weibing, Chairman, Mr. Liu Lirong, Vice President, Mr. Li Sanbao, Vice President, Mr. Xu Li and Vice President, Mr. Yang Li.