Chief Minister inaugurates and performs groundbreaking for 15 industrial projects in diverse sectors
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced the second edition of the biennial event ‘Make in Odisha Conclave’. The flagship Investors Meet of the State Government will be organized during November 11-15, 2018. The event was announced today by the Hon’ble Chief Minister and a curtain raiser video launched on the occasion. This follows success of the first edition of the conclave, held in 2016, which saw the state receive investment intent of Rs 2,03,270 crore across ten diversified sectors.
To commemorate the 75th meeting of the State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA), Shri Naveen Patnaik also performed groundbreaking ceremony for 15 industrial projects for which the investment intent was received during ‘Make in Odisha Conclave’ 2016.
These 15 projects will see investment of 11,690 crore and generate 8,187 employment opportunities. These projects demonstrate implementation of State’s vision to broad-base industrial development beyond the mineral-based industries. The projects are in diverse sectors including cement, food-processing, fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, logistics and renewable energy, among others.
Some of the leading companies promoting these projects includeParadeep Phosphates Ltd, Shree Cement Ltd, Emami Cement, JSW Cement, Ramco Cements Ltd, KTL Logistics & Services Ltd, Indo Nissin Foods Pvt Ltd,Oricon Enterprises Ltd, Falcon Marine Exports Ltd and Shanti Solar Pvt. Ltd.
Speaking during the ceremony, Shri Naveen Patnaik emphasized on the Government’s commitment towards industrial development in the State. “To achieve the ‘Vision 2025’ of attracting INR 2.5 lakh crore of new investments and generating 30 lakh jobs for our citizens in the focus sectors of the State Government, all department should work together towards timely grounding of the projects.”, he said.
Of the 124 investment intents received during the Investors Meets organized last year, the State has already received firm proposals for 75 projects. The focus of the State Government is now on rapid implementation of these projects through seamless inter-departmental coordination and use of first-of-its-kind technological applications for quick approvals and clearances.