Amara Raja organizes the ground-breaking ceremony of one of India’s largest, and Telangana’s first Gigafactory
News Desk, News Nation 360: Amara Raja Batteries Limited (ARBL), one of India’s leading industrial and automotive battery majors held a grand groundbreaking ceremony for Telangana’s first gigafactory in Mahbubnagar district. The event was graced by Shri. K. T. Rama Rao, Honourable Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development; Industries and Commerce and Information Technology, Electronics, and Communications, Government of Telangana, Dr Ramachandra N Galla – Founder, Amara Raja Group, and Jayadev Galla – Chairman & Managing Director, ARBL, in the presence of other dignitaries from the government and industry. Telangana government had recently entered into an MOU with Amara Raja Advanced Cell Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (ARACT) a wholly owned subsidiary of ARBL, which has been working on Li-ion cell chemistries specifically suited for Indian subcontinent conditions and already supplies lithium battery packs and chargers to some 2 and 3-Wheeler OEMs. The initial facilities
would also include a first-of-its-kind advanced energy research and innovation centre, dubbed the Amara Raja E +Ve Energy Labs. This facility will be equipped with advanced laboratories and testing infrastructure for material research, prototyping, product life cycle analysis, and Proof of Concept demonstration. This will cater to the development needs of the Amara Raja as well as provide a range of facilities open to other players in the energy and mobility ecosystem. Dr Ramachandra N Galla, Founder, of Amara Raja Group stated that Amara Raja’s core purpose has always been to build institutions that provide better opportunities to more and more people and this beginning today will transform this region in the years to come. According to K T Rama Rao, electric mobility remains a focus area for the Telangana government and they are committed to developing the right infrastructure and ecosystem for the promotion and adoption of EVs. Telangana has been a frontrunner in adopting sustainability, and it is a proud moment for the state to celebrate the ground-breaking ceremony of Amara Raja Batteries' first Lithium Cell and Battery Pack Manufacturing facility. Telangana aspires to become number #1 in Electric mobility, and they are committed to developing the right infrastructure and ecosystem for the promotion and adoption of EVs and battery technologies. They created India's first dedicated energy storage park at Divitipalli. It is a proud moment for the State to celebrate the ground-breaking ceremony of Amara Raja Batteries' first Lithium Cell and Battery Pack Manufacturing facility in the New Energy park.
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Report : Anustup Kundu