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Hero MotoCorp Inaugurates Its Rs. 1,600 Crore Facility At AP

The new facility will generate 2,000 jobs at the plant and is expected to generate an additional 10,000 employment opportunities, through the creation of a manufacturing eco-system of vendors and suppliers in the region," said Hero MotoCorp

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Hero MotoCorp Limited commenced the construction of its new manufacturing facility at the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. Spread over 600 acres, the greenfield facility will have an annual installed capacity of 1.8 million units in the long term. The Delhi-based firm will invest Rs. 1,600 crore in setting up the manufacturing facility, which is expected to go on stream before December 2019.

“The new facility will generate 2,000 jobs at the plant and is expected to generate an additional 10,000 employment opportunities, through the creation of a manufacturing eco-system of vendors and suppliers in the region. Given the strategic location of the plant, this can also act as a key hub for the company to export its range of products from this facility to some of its key overseas markets,” Hero MotoCorp said in a statement.

Pawan Munjal, Chairman, Managing Director & CEO, Hero MotoCorp, along with Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu laid the foundation stone of the new facility in Sri City.

Having an installed production capacity of 9.2 million units per annum across its existing facilities; the total output is expected to reach 11 million units per annum with the additional capacity of the new plant.


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