Naveen Lays Stone & Inaugurates 13 Projects With Rs 1,218-Crore Investment

OB Bureau

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday inaugurated 3 industrial projects and performed ground-breaking of 10 projects with total investment of over Rs 1,218 crore.

The projects range across food processing, tourism, paper/packaging, manufacturing, polymers and plastic sectors that would create employments opportunities for over 3390 persons in the state. Some of the leading companies promoting these projects include Mayfair Hotels & Resorts Ltd, Orifood and Beverage Private Ltd, Mash Spirits Pvt Ltd and Sambalpur Biofuels Private Ltd.  

Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister  said, “Odisha is fast emerging as a major manufacturing hub in the country for sectors ranging from metal and minerals to food processing. Targeting a conducive environment for industrial development, my government has always endeavored to provide a hassle-free and prompt business environment for the investors.  The state’s relationship with the industries has been fruitful both in context of economic and social development.”

Dibya Shankar Mishra, Minister of Energy, Industries, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises said, “Over the last two years, we have faced enormous challenges due to pandemic and its impact on lives and livelihood but the people of Odisha have faced the challenges head on. As we come out of the pandemic, we see a new Odisha, an empowered Odisha. We have ensured grounding/inauguration of projects worth over Rs 30,000 crore, generating a potential employment of nearly 40,000 in the state since 2020.”

The dignitaries present in the ceremony were Shri Suresh Chandra Mahapatra, Chief  Secretary, Shri V K Pandian, Secretary 5T and Private Secretary to Hon’ble C.M., Shri Hemant Sharma, Principal Secretary Industries, Smt. Ranjana Chopra, IAS,Principal  Secretary, MSME Department, Md Sadique Alam, Director of Industries, Odisha. 

Industry veterans including Ms. Kavita Jain, Vice President and Head of Foods and  Refreshment, HUL, Mr. B C Mohanty, Director, Orifood and Beverage Pvt. Ltd., Mrs Pooja  Ray, Managing Director, Mayfair Hotels and Resorts Ltd., Mr. GVV Satyanarayanan, VP,  Growel Feeds Pvt. Ltd. were also present through VC at the Inauguration/ Ground-breaking  event. 

The projects that were inaugurated:

  • Manufacturing of Horlicks & Boost in association with Hindustan Unilever Ltd at Tangi, Cuttack by Orifood And Beverage Private Ltd with an investment  of Rs 61.15 crore.
  • Resort with amusement Park at Bargarh by Entertainment Kingdom with Rs 12.62 crore.
  • Corrugated boxes at Industrial Estate, Khurda by Dasarath Nayak  Multiproducts Private Ltd with Rs 3.20 crore.

The projects for which ground-breaking was done:

  • A convention centre in Khurda by Mayfair Hotels & Resorts Ltd with Rs 300 crore.
  • A 360-KLPD grain-based distillery plant and 5 MW Co generation plant in  Jharsuguda by Mash Spirits Pvt Ltd with Rs 204.60 crore.
  • A 5 star hotel-cum-luxury resort in Puri by Pravat Hospitality Private Ltd  with Rs 135.69 crore.
  • 125 KLPD grain based distillery plant (IMFL/ IMIL) in Mundali, Cuttack by Cuttack Agrivet Pvt Ltd with Rs 112.50 crore.
  • Production of 100 KLPD ethanol along with 3.0 MW Co-generation Power Plant  (CPP) in Maneswar, Sambalpur, by Sambalpur Biofuels Private Ltd with Rs 103 crore.
  • A 4 star Hotel in Cuttack by Lalchand Resort Pvt Ltd with Rs 77.04 crore.
  • A fishmeal plant in Tundara, Balasore by Gadre Marine Export Pvt Ltd with Rs 68.11  crore.
  • Shrimp/prawn feed and fish feed manufacturing facility in Balasore by Growel Feeds Private Ltd with Rs 65.82 crore. 
  • A steel strapping manufacturing junit in IA Jaymangal, Khurdha by Grip Strapping Global (P) Ltd with Rs 12.50 crore.
  • A HDPF pipes and PVC pipes manufacturing unit in IE Ramdaspur, Cuttack by MG Plasto Pvt Ltd with Rs 8.33 crore.
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