Mittal Group Chairman L N Mittal met Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and expressed his desire to set up a solar plant in the state.
Mittal has told the Chief Minister that one of his power sector company HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited (HMEL) wants to set up a solar park of 4500 MW capacity in the state, for which there is a plan to invest Rs 19,000 crore in Rajasthan.
Mittal met Gehlot at his residence and discussed the facilities provided by the state government for setting up the solar plant.
According to the statement, the chief minister also invited them to invest in the mining sector and other industries in the state.
Mittal told Gehlot that he wished to expand Laxmi Niwas Mittal Institute of Information Technology (LNMIIT) to the level of BITS Pilani hence the board of directors have decided to invest rupees around 35 crore in expansion plan.
Additional Chief Secretary, Mines Department Subodh Agarwal, Industry Secretary Ashutosh Pednekar and Special Secretary to CM Amit Dhaka were also present during the discussion with the Chief Minister.