22 More Industrial Projects To Generate 9451 Jobs In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched 22 industrial projects with investment potential of Rs 4461 crore.

Ten were inaugurated while ground-breaking ceremony was held for 12 projects.

Those inaugurated include Shyam Metallics & Energy Ltd, Rengali; JSW Cement, Kalinganagar; Aarti Steel, Athagarh; JK Lakshmi Cement, Ghantikhal & Hindalco Solar, Lapanga.

These projects would generate 9451 jobs, an official press release said.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister assured all companies of “complete facilitation support” from the state government.

“These projects will usher in the next era of industrial growth in the state and will contribute towards the vision of an industrially prosperous Odisha,” he said.

Naveen spoke about Odisha’s vision to become one of the top three investment destinations in the country in terms of grounded investments. The `5T’ strategy, in which Transformation goals will be achieved through Teamwork, Transparency and Technology enablers in a Time-bound manner, had started yielding encouraging results, he stressed.

“You will be glad to know that in the past 20 months alone, we have undertaken ground-breaking and inauguration of over 120 industrial units with an investment of Rs 92686 crore in the state with the creation of employment opportunities for over 1.2 lakh people,” he added.

The Chief Minister also released a coffee table book Make-in-Odisha 2018.

Minister of State for Industries, Energy & MSME Divya Shankar Mishra and Chief Secretary Aditya Padhy also spoke on the occasion.

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