‘Welcomes common user facility for export and import laden cargo’
NALGONDA: Surjit Singh Barnala, Tamil Nadu Governor, laid foundation for the Tej Inland Container Depot, the first private inland container depot to be established in Andhra Pradesh, at a proposed investment of Rs.35 crore at Nagireddipalli village of Bhongir mandal on Wednesday.
Addressing the gathering to mark the occasion, he said that Indian economy is gaining momentum with rapid industrialisation, growth of software industries, healthy corporate performance with sizeable results in the service sector. He welcomed the company’s objective of providing a common user facility for export and import laden cargo connecting roadways, railways, airways and seaways. The Tej ICD has been given approval in principle by the inter-Ministerial committee consisting of customs, railways and commerce departments to start the construction, according to a press release.
It is being promoted by Harpal Singh Osahan and his brothers as a family concern and it would facilitate employment opportunities to about 1000 persons.
Apart from Mr.Harpal Singh, the Collector M.Purushottam Reddy and the SP Vijay Kumar, the Zilla Parishad chairperson K.Narayana Reddy and MLAs—Uma Madhava Reddy (TDP) and K. Nagesh (TRS)—also took part in the programme.