4 Laning of Solapur Maharashtra/Karnataka border section of NH9, Maharashtra

SPV: Solapur Tollways Private Limited (STPL)

  • Location

    • Project road connects Solapur Maharashtra-Karnataka border section
    • Part of NH-9 which connects from Pune in West to Macihlipatnam in South
    • Major town/city is Solapur
  • Connectivity

    • Part of NH-9 which connects from Pune in West to Macihlipatnam in South. 
    • Part of NH 9 which connects west and east passing through major cities such as Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Pune and provides onward connectivity to Mumbai
  • Major Industries

    • Solapur is the home to handloom and power loom weaving industry which provides employment to a large number of workers in the district. 
    • There are around 6000 power loom industries operational in the Solapur district.  
    • The beedi industry is the second important industry in Solapur. There are 115 units of 29 various beedi factories. 
  • Key Growth Factors

    • Solapur being located on an important junction of the North – South railway line, had a good base for industries. There are approximately 98 medium and 8,986 smaller industries in the district. 
    • Solapur also houses a large industrial estate developed by the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) on the Akkalkot road of Solapur.

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