J&J's largest India plant idle for 3 yrs, hurts govt's employment campaign

It was supposed to be Johnson & Johnson's biggest manufacturing plant in India. It was to eventually employ at least 1,500 people and help bring development to a rural area near Hyderabad. Yet, three years after the U.

S. healthcare company completed construction of production facilities for cosmetics and baby products on the 47-acre site, they stand idle. Two sources familiar with J&J's operations in India and one state government official told Reuters production at the plant, at Penjerla in Telangana state, never began.

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