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Adani Group to invest Rs 60,000 crore in Rajasthan

Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani said that he would help the state government open a medical college and hospital in two districts and also a cricket stadium in Udaipur

October 7, 2022, 5:54 pm

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Invest Rajasthan Summit

JAIPUR: Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani said that he would help the state government open a medical college and hospital in two districts and also a cricket stadium in Udaipur with an investment of Rs 60,000 crore. Torrent Group Chairman Sudhir Mehta also announced the opening of World Class Cricket Excellence Academy in Jaipur.

Both were speaking to media persons after attending Invest Rajasthan Summit – 2022. Gautam Adani said that he was very happy to come to Invest Rajasthan.

“We have announced an investment of Rs 60,000 crore. After speaking with CM Ashok Gehlot, we are considering two proposals. Two medical colleges will be opened in Rajasthan. In the districts where there are no medical colleges, it has been agreed that we can contribute by opening the medical college along with the civil hospital. I also talked to CM Ashok Gehlot and Assembly Speaker Dr CP Joshi for cricket stadium in Udaipur. On behalf of Adani Foundation and Adani Group, we will give full support to build that stadium,” he said.

CM Ashok Gehlot and Gautam Adani came in an e-rickshaw to meet the media persons. CM Gehlot sat on the seat next to the e-rickshaw driver. Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani, Torrent Group Chairman Sudhir Mehta and Rajasthan Legislative Assembly Speaker Dr CP Joshi sat on the back seat.

Sudhir Mehta, chairman of Torrent Group, said that his company was going to invest in five districts in Rajasthan for gas distribution. They also want to invest in solar and hydrogen. Another proposal has been discussed with CM Ashok Gehlot and Assembly Speaker Dr. CP Joshi that the company would open an academy for cricket excellence. The world's best cricket academy will be set up in Jaipur. “We will work with the government for that,” he said.

Rajasthan Cricket Academy President Vaibhav Gehlot said he was thankful to Gautam Adani and Torrent Group Chairman for Excellence in Cricket Academy in Udaipur Stadium and Jaipur.

First published: October 7, 2022
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