Telangana CM inaugurates Medha Rail Coach Factory at Sangareddy

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Telangana-CM-inaugurates-Medha-Rail-Coach-Factory-at-SangareddyTelangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) inaugurated the Medha Rail Coach Factory in Sangareddy district.

An Overview of the News

MoU signed with Government of Telangana

  • Medha signed an MoU with the Government of Telangana in 2017.

  • The objective of the MoU is to set up a coach factory in the state.

  • The land was allotted by the Telangana State Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (TSIIC).

  • TSIIC allotted 100 acres of land for Rail & Metro coach manufacturing.

  • Medha Rail Coach Factory is located in Kondakal village.

Joint Venture Agreement with Stadler Rail

  • Medha and Swiss railway rolling stock manufacturer Stadler Rail signed a joint venture (JV) agreement.

  • The joint venture Telangana unit is meant to cater to its tenders from the Indian market and exports from customers in the Asia Pacific region.

  • The joint venture aims to serve tenders from the Indian market and export to the Asia Pacific region.

History of Medha from Indian Railways

  • Medha has been supplying various products to Indian Railways since 1990.

  • It is the largest electronics supplier of propulsion equipment to Indian Railways.

Company size and employment

  • Medha's annual turnover is Rs. 2500 crores.

  • It employs around 5000 people, most of whom are from the local areas.

  • Medha is the only Indian company with in-house R&D facilities.

  • Medha will start production of the complete Mumbai monorail trainset.

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