Lulu Group to open six more shopping malls in UP
Lucknow, December 14, 2022
The Uttar Pradesh government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with hypermarket and retail giant Lulu Group to set up six shopping malls and one hotel in the state.
Uttar Pradesh MSME Minister Rakesh Sachan signed an agreement with the Lulu Group in Dubai on Tuesday to set up the shopping malls and hotel, according to an official press release.
As per the MoU, Lulu will set up shopping malls and hypermarkets in Noida, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Ayodhya, Kanpur, and Prayagraj with a total investment of Rs 4,500 crore.
The shopping mall project in Sector 108, Noida will also have a five-star hotel.
The new investment by Lulu in Uttar Pradesh is expected to provide employment to more than 20,000 people after its completion.
The MoU was signed by Narendra Bhushan, Principal Secretary PWD, and Ashraf Ali M.A., Executive Director of Lulu Group, in the presence of Rakesh Sanchan during the UP Investment Roadshow.
The Uttar Pradesh government is encouraging investors from Dubai to invest in hospitality, infrastructure, food processing, agro and food security, and real estate sectors.
Apart from Lulu Group, Alana Group, VPS Health Care and many other big names have shown interest in investing in the state.
Narendra Bhushan, Principal Secretary of PWD, said Uttar Pradesh has 38 per cent of the country's total expressways.