Sun Pharma to pump in additional Rs. 200 Crore in Assam
GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on 13th October inaugurated a new production line at Sun Pharma's facility in Palashbari, Assam.
In the inaugural Sonowal said that the medicine firm Sun Pharma will invest an additional Rs 200 crore at its plant.
It is to mention that the company has already invested Rs 700 crore in this manufacturing facility in the state and is providing employment to 595 people with 62 percent of its workforce from the state.
According to a press release, Sun Pharma has invested Rs 120 crore to set up this new production line, which will boost the capacity to manufacture liquid vials, injectables, eye drops and tablets among others.
Speaking on the occasion, Sun Pharma managing director Dilip Shanghvi said that this plant is expected to become one of the largest facilities in the next few years in the company's network to manufacture sterile products.