Bhubaneswar: Aditya Birla Retail and Fashion Ltd (ABFRL) will be setting up an apparel manufacturing unit at Bhubaneswar.
The foundation stone for the unit was laid by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here on Thursday.
The Chief Minister applauded the Aditya Birla Group for this initiative.
Speaking on the occasion, Ashish Dikshit, the Business Head of ABFRL said that “We are proud to bring the manufacturing of apparels for our premium brands like Louis Phillips, Van Huesen, Allen Solly and Peter Englan, to Odisha as a part of the Make in Odisha initiative. This is our first manufacturing unit outside Bangalore region. Our unit will have the capacity of 2.5million pcs per annum and generate employment for about 1600 people, most of whom will be women.”