Pran-RFL to invest Tk 1700cr in consumer products, poultry businesses
"Pran-RFL Group is setting up a new industrial park called Kaliganj Agro Processing Limited (KAPL) at Muktarpur in Gazipur to process seed, edible oil, flour, salt, lentil, starch and feed mills," Director (marketing) of Pran-RFL Group Kamruzzaman Kamal told a briefing at a hotel here last night.
The work of installing machineries and constructing buildings on 180 bighas of land with an investment of Taka 1,500 crore are underway, he said, adding that products manufactured in the park would hit the market at the end of this year.
The conglomerate is also going to manufacture smart and feature mobile handsets along with other accessories like headphone, battery and charger, at the Pran Industrial Park (PIP) in Narsingdi.
"Our factory has the capacity to manufacture one lakh smartphones and 1.5 lakh feature phones per month. The handsets are expected to hit the market under the brand 'Proton' in March this year," the official said.