DUBAI: The world's largest and first fully integrated industrial park has been opened in Tamil Nadu by a NRI-owned multinational group based in the UAE that specialises in innovative offsite manufacturing technology. KEF Infra, the infrastructure subsidiary of KEF Holdings yesterday launched the KEF Infra One Industrial Park, the fully integrated offsite manufacturing park in Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu.
The park is built on an area of one million square feet and developed at an investment of Rs 650 crore, the company said in a release. The chief guest for the occasion was Narayana Murthy, Founder of Infosys and Faizal E Kottikollon, Founder and Chairman, KEF Holdings, Shabana Faizal, Vice Chairperson, KEF Holdings, Sumesh Sachar, CEO, KEF Infra among others were also present.
The park features a diverse range of cutting-edge technology that can revolutionise manufacturing and delivery processes in the construction industry. "Today, India is at the cusp of growth led by innovation and we are pioneering an age where technology is being effectively integrated into infrastructure, thus heralding industrial revolution 4.0. Our aim is to fast forward this progress by radically changing the landscape of infrastructure in India.
"Offsite manufacturing of infrastructure reduces delivery time by up to two-thirds, thereby speeding up the construction process. The launch of KEF Infra One is a step towards our vision of pushing forth the next phase of India's growth through world class infrastructure and we are proud to present this to the world," Kottikollon said who was born into an industrialist family in Kerala.
Narayana Murthy said India has always been on the path of development, and with the arrival of technology, has witnessed exponential growth. "However, every sector that contributes to India's progress is supported by infrastructure that is future-ready. This is where KEF Infra is a true pioneer and is helping shape the future of the infrastructure industry as well as that of the country as a whole," he said.