industrial park is coming up at suburban Chennai to be the launch pad of for
manufacturing e vehicles in the state. The park set up by a state government
agency SIPCOT in northern part of the metropolis in Gumidipoondi taluk close to
three major ports of Chennai, Ennore and Katupalli Ports.
coming up at a sprawling 700acre land will cater to the manufacturing of
synthetic and organic chemicals used in manufacturing batteries and component
of electric vehicles
sources the park set up at a cost of nearly
Rs Three hundred crores has received environmental
clearance from the Ministry of Environment, forest and climate change of the
government of India for the development of two villages constituting the
About 90 per cent in the industrial park is marked
for manufacturing electric vehicle components
About 90 per
cent in the industrial park is marked for manufacturing electric vehicle
components and the remaining 10 per cent of the area for synthetic and chemical
industries. There have been a lot of queries from national and international
companies which are keen on setting up their bases in the State.
companies that have shown immediate and long-term interest include electric
two-wheeler company Ampere, Okinawa, and swap-able battery and charging
infrastructure company SUN Mobility. The official added that SIPCOT plans to
set up the industrial park in the next 6 months.
already prepared a masterplan. It will be executed phase-wise and we will
ensure that the first phase is developed over 250 acres.
TN to become e-vehicle manufacturing hub soon
is planning to construct roads for movement of heavy vehicles as the village
roads in the proposed park are narrow. “We are in talks with the State Highways
Department for construction of road and SIPCOT will fund the construction.
government has recently issued a
notification exempting evehicles from payment of Motor Vehicles Tax from
November 3, 2020 to December 31, 2022, which, will prompt more electronic car
manufacturers and battery makers to set up shop in TN.