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Foxconn seeks 13-acre land in JNPT

DH News Service, New Delhi, May 17 2017, 0:12 IST
Gadkari shared details of Foxconn's request for land in the SEZ. Photo credit: PTI.

Gadkari shared details of Foxconn's request for land in the SEZ. Photo credit: PTI.

Union Road Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said Taiwan-based IT major Foxconn has sought 13 acre land at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust’s special economic zone (SEZ).

“Foxconn has sought a land parcel of 13 acres in special economic zone in JNPT, and I have spoken to Maharashtra Chief Minister about the project,” Gadkari told the media here. However, he said he is not having much details of the company’s proposal.

Foxconn Technology Group is one of the world’s largest electronic manufacturing contractors, headquartered in New Taipei City, Taiwan. It is the third largest information technology Company by revenue. The contract manufacturer makes products for global device brands like Apple, BlackBerry, Amazon, Motorola, Xiaomi, and Sony and has large number of its factories in China.

The Ministry of Shipping is promoting coastal led development plan where it allow the companies to set up a manufacturing hub.

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