Indian Railway's Biggest Forged Wheel Plant in UP

The Indian Railways on 3rd October signed a pact with Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd.(RINL) to set up the country’s biggest Forged Wheel plant at Raebarelli in Uttarpradesh. The Forged wheel plant to be set up at a cost of 1100 crore rupees at Lalganj will reduce India’s dependence on imports of high speed forged wheels for trains. 

The steel requirement for the plant located in 40 acres is to be supplied by the Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd. Plant also offer employment opportunities to over 600 people. The agreement was signed in the presence of Railway minister Mallikarjun Kharge and Minister of Steel Mr. Beni Prasad Verma. 

The Forged Wheel plant with an initial production capacity of one lakh forged wheels a year is expected to become operational in 36 months time. 

Check Your Knowledge

India’s Biggest Forged Wheel Plant will be set up in?
(a) Raebarelli, UP
(b) Chennai, TN
(c) Kanjicode, Kerala
(d) Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

This post contains the Indian current affairs of October 2013. These are short current affairs 2013 notes for quick review.
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