Aaditya Thackeray said the project went out of Maharashtra after the Shinde-led rebel Shiv Sena MLAs toppled the MVA government headed by Uddhav Thackeray.
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The Opposition has been blaming the Eknath Shinde-Devendra Fadnavis government over Gujarat pipping Maharashtra to win a mega semiconductor project of Vedanta-Foxconn.
The Eknath Shinde-Devendra Fadnavis government has been facing flak after Vedanta-Foxconn chose Gujarat to set up its multi-billion semiconductor plant.
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He said the state government was also unaware that a bulk drug park also slipped out of the hands of the state and is coming up in Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat.
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After the Shinde government took over, CM Shinde and Fadnavis wrote to Vedanta and Foxconn to invest in the state and confirm the next steps and finalisation ceremony, he said.
He also criticized some states that are getting extra benefits from the centre, BJP being in power in centre, Gujarat is one of such states that are getting benefits.
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Lashing out at the Eknath Shinde-led government for losing the project, Sawant said it would have provided employment to the people of Maharashtra and income to the country.
The Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Limited believes the funds represented by the General Reserves are in excess of the Company's anticipated operational and business needs in the foreseeable future.
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Maharashtra is more qualified for the bulk drug park on parameters like its location, and availability of technical and skilled labour, the former tourism minister added.
Samant said a state delegation led by Shinde and Fadnavis will meet the prime minister in the next 8 to 15 days and will try to get a project for the state.
A joint venture of the Indian conglomerate Vedanta and Taiwanese electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Gujarat government.
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Former minister and Shiv Sena leader Subhash Desai said the Maha Vikas Aghadi government had worked hard to get the Foxconn-Vedanta project but the new government did not do the needful.
Vedanta and Foxconn Group entered into two Memorandums of Understanding [MoUs] with the Government of Gujarat on September 13, 2022.
“Not only are semiconductors in short supply globally, but India is also 100% import dependent,” said Agarwal.
Pune has emerged as the most natural choice for Foxconn with one of the best talent pool, industrial ecosystem, consumer base and residential spaces in Asia.
During their interaction, Rama Rao and Liu discussed Foxconn’s plans of expanding its footprint in India.
The flagship product is being made at Apple's contract manufacturing partner Foxconn's facility, near Chennai.