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Meghalaya's Garo Hills to host northeast's largest beverage plant

Meghalaya's Garo Hills to host northeast's largest beverage plant

PepsiCo's new plant in Meghalaya's Garo Hills is poised to become the largest in Northeast India, promising significant employment and economic benefits. MIDC Chairman James Sangma discusses the project's progress and its potential impact.

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Meghalaya's Garo Hills to host northeast's largest beverage plant Meghalaya's Garo Hills to host northeast's largest beverage plant

Meghalaya Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) Chairman James Sangma on July 11 held talks with top executives from Varun Beverages Ltd, the bottler for PepsiCo in India. The meeting focused on the progress of the company's new plant in Mendipathar, Garo Hills.

The plant, set to become the second and largest Pepsi facility in Northeast India, is expected to bring substantial employment opportunities to the area.

Sangma and the MIDC team discussed strategies to support the project's smooth execution and ensure the timely launch of its first phase.

"This venture will create numerous jobs for our youth in Garo Hills and indirectly support many livelihoods," Sangma stated, expressing optimism about the project's potential impact on the local economy.

Edited By: Aparmita
Published On: Jul 11, 2024