Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said that Nagpur is on the global map because of aviation company Boeing and the Tata Group. “It is a proud moment for all of us that some key parts for a Boeing aircraft are manufactured in the city,” Fadnavis said, adding with the help of Tata Group, MIHAN has put the country on the global aviation map.
The chief minister dispatched the 5,000th ‘beam’ from TAL Manufacturing Solutions to Boeing at a function at MIHAN here. TAL is a Tata Group entity. “City-based based TAL is manufacturing major parts for Boeing aircraft and Airbus also. It shows that Nagpur and Vidarbha region has talent along with the best human resources,” Fadnavis said.
“When I was at Boeing’s headquarters in US, I was told that this part (beam) came from Nagpur. It was a proud moment for me. TAL would be the brand ambassador of the country in the aerospace sector,” he said.
He also announced that Nagpur will become a cargo logistic hub shortly and all the related processes will be completed by this month end. “I received the letter from multinational company for the formation of FAB unit at Nagpur, which will be first of its kind in India,” he added.
Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said that TAL shows the talent of this region. “There is huge employment scope in this region. TAL in association with Boeing kept their promise, which they gave us in the formation of this unit related to employment generation,” Gadkari said. State Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule, mayor Praveen Datke, Lok Sabha MP Krupal Tumane and senior officials of Boeing India, TAL and Tata Motors were present on the occasion.