Bhubaneswar: The State Government has received a total of 104 investment proposals worth Rs 1, 46,389.48 crore since the year 2014. This was informed by the Industries Minister Niranjan Pujari in the State Assembly on Friday.
In response to a question of Congress MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati, the Minister said the different companies have submitted the proposals, to be approved through the Single Window System, to establish industries in different sectors.
Besides, Pujari informed that a total of 108 proposals worth Rs 1,29,266.90 crore have been cleared by the Single Window Committee between April 2014 and July 2017 and, of them, five industries have been set up at a total cost of Rs 12,784.53 crore. While some have started production partially, some others are operating fully, the Minister said.
Similarly, 22 industrial proposals worth Rs 70,392.32 crore have been received during four months from April to July this year, he informed.
To a related question of Bahinipati, MSME Minister Prafulla Samal informed the Assembly that as many as 22,953 MSME units have been registered under the current MSME policy between 2014-15 and August of 2017-18. Similarly, 5,264 units were given certificate of operation during the period.
The State Government has provided Rs 52,17,770 in 2014-15, Rs 3,59,19,736 in 2015-16, Rs 3,31,97341 in 2016-17 and Rs 1,35,75,405 in 2017-18 to the above MSME units, the Minister informed.