P&G India Stakes ₹2,000 Crore On New Healthcare Manufacturing Hub In Gujarat

Procter & Gamble India announced a ₹2,000 crore investment to build a personal healthcare manufacturing plant in Gujarat, a state in western India.

What Happened? Per a Reuters report, the company aims to produce digestive products, which belong to the global healthcare product portfolio of its parent company, P&G, at this new facility.

Procter & Gamble India plans to bring a new 50,000-square-meter manufacturing facility in Sanand, Gujarat into operation within a few years. The company that makes Whisper sanitary napkins, revealed that the factory would serve as a global export hub for P&G.

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"This facility will be operational over the next few years and is set to become a global export hub for P&G, as it will assist P&G India in serving consumers worldwide," the company said in a statement shared with Business Outreach.

The investment for the new plant will come from an unlisted company. Therefore, this financial commitment won’t impact any publicly listed companies within the P&G group in India.

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The development arrives after rival Nestle SA announced intentions to invest ₹5,000 crore in India over the next three and a half years to accelerate its core business and capitalise on fresh development prospects in September 2022.

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