Industries and IT Minister KT Rama Rao, Telangana government officials with the leadership team of Page Industries in Hyderabad on Wednesday. , Photo Credit: Special Arrangement Popular innerwear brand Jockey licensee in India and some other countries Page Industries will invest ₹290 crore to set up two facilities in Telangana. The proposed facilities will provide employment to a total of 7,000 local youth and will manufacture apparel including sportswear and athleisure wear, the office of Industries and IT Minister KT Rama Rao said after meeting the leadership of Page Industries here on Wednesday. “Happy to share that popular innerwear brand Jockey (Page Industries) will set up garment manufacturing factories at Ibrahimpatnam and Mulugu to produce 1 crore garments. [and] Creating 7,000 jobs in the state,” Mr Rao tweeted after a meeting with the firm’s top management team of Page, led by managing director V. Ganesh. Happy to share that popular innerwear brand Jockey (Page Industries) will be setting up apparel manufacturing factories at Ibrahimpatnam and Mulugu to produce 1 crore garments creating 7000 jobs in the state, Company in Telangana Welcome and best wishes 👍 pic.twitter.com/HAHGtqy3jx— KTR (@KTRTRS) November 16, 2022The proposed unit of Page Industries in Ibrahimpatnam will be a 1.5 lakh sq ft plug and play facility to be built by Whitegold Spintex Park. It will be leased to the company and the unit will provide employment to 3,000 people. Page Industries will build its facility on 25 acres of land at Mulugu (Siddipet). The minister’s office said the facility would provide employment to 4,000 people. Welcoming the company to Telangana, Mr. Rao assured cooperation from the state government. Industries and IT Secretary Jayesh Ranjan, TSIIC VC and MD Narasimha Reddy and Director Textiles Mihir Parekh were present during the meeting. Page Industries is the exclusive licensee of Jockey International Inc. (USA) to manufacture, distribute and market the Jockey brand in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Oman, Qatar, Maldives, Bhutan and the United Arab Emirates.