East Singhbhum administration ushered into a new beginning of progress with Gunsan city agreeing in setting up a technology center at Electronic Manufacturing Cluster in industrial area of Adityapur.
A meeting to this effect was held between East Singhbhum deputy commissioner, Amit Kumar, who is also the regional director of Adityapur Industrial Area Development Authority (AIADA) and the Mayor of Gunsan City, Kang- Imjune on Friday on the sidelines of the Gunsan Time Travel Festival at Gunsan City, South Korea.
“We have received overwhelming response so far. During my meeting we had a healthy discussion and spoke on technology transfer through cross exchange of delegation. The Gunsan City officials have showed keen interest in setting up a technology center in the under construction Electronic Manufacturing Cluster (EMC) in Adityapur, especially in the auto electronic components. It will be a boost for ancillary units Adityapur as Gunsan is a leader in automotive production,” said Amit Kumar.
The deputy commissioner was invited by the Gunsan City mayor for the Time Travel Festival from September 13-16 as part of sister city agreement signed between the two cities in 2004. The EMC has been planned with state of the infrastructure facilities providing opportunities for automotive electronics, telecom products, medical electronics, consumer and industrial electronics.
One of the big electronic manufacturing cluster is located in Adityapur, Jamshedpur which caters to the requirement of industries present in and around of Jamshedpur. EMC is a part of integrated township which houses IT/ITes Park, STPI along with other supporting facilities and infrastructure. It is a Greenfield Electronic Manufacturing Cluster under execution on 82.49 acres as part of an Integrated Township of 233 acres at Adityapur in the state of Jharkhand, India under Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MEITY), Government of India Electronic Manufacturing Cluster Scheme 2012.
The agreement was signed by the then East Singhbhum DC Sunil Kumar Barnwal (currently secretary to Chief Minister) in 2004, after Tata Motors decided to take over Daewoo Motors in Korea. It facilitated an understanding of quality requirements in advanced markets which otherwise were largely centered on developing economy in India.
“We had healthy talk on several developmental issues. We also shared detailed information and plans about Gunsan’s eco-city and creative city concept for implementation of the same in Jamshedpur with exchange of delegation between Jusco and Gunsan Urban development authorities,” said Amit Kumar.
Later, in the day, the DC also visited the Tata Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Company in Gunsan and held meeting with its president and CEO Kim Kwan-Kju. The Tata Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Company (TDCV) is South Korea’s second largest manufacturer of medium and heavy-duty trucks. Formerly part of the Daewoo Group, the company was acquired by Tata Motors in 2004. – Daily Pioneer