Hyderabad: Ranga Reddy has topped among all districts in Telangana state in job creation with most of the new industries and units coming up on the city’s outskirts in RR district due to availability of government land. Hyderabad district, meanwhile, stood at the bottom as no new units came up due to non-availability of land.
Districts surrounding Hyderabad, namely Medak, Mahabubnagar and Nalgonda, also contributed to higher job creation due to proximity to the city, indicating that industrial development and job creation was concentrated around Hyderabad.
While 2,332 new units were set up in Telangana since January 1, 2015, creating employment for 1.58 lakh, Ranga Reddy district accounted for 553 units and 79,507 jobs.
In contrast, Hyderabad district got only nine new units, which provided jobs to just 245 people. No other district in the state came closer to RR in job creation.
Only Medak and Mahabubnagar districts provided a decent number of jobs after RR. Medak attracted 403 new units, which provided employment to 27,318, followed by Mahabubnagar, which got 245 units and 24,860 jobs.
Of the remaining districts, only Khammam and Karimnagar could provide over 5,000 jobs. The other districts haven’t dome much in terms of attracting investments or providing jobs....