ET had reported on Jan 24, 2022 that Maruti Suzuki will shortly commence work on its new manufacturing facility in Sonipat (Haryana), which could emerge as the largest production base for the company in the country.
Maruti Suzuki has been in discussion with the Government of Haryana for investment in a new manufacturing site for its proposed capacity expansion.
“The company completed today, the process of allotment of an 800 acres site at IMT Kharkhoda in District Sonipat with HSIIDC (Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited),” Maruti Suzuki said in a statement.
The first plant with a manufacturing capacity of 250,000 vehicles per annum is expected to be commissioned within the year 2025 subject to administrative approvals.
In the first phase, the investment would be over Rs 11,000 crores. The site will have space for capacity expansion to include more manufacturing plants in the future.