Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s biggest ever investment summit ‘Make in Odisha Conclave’ was inaugurated on Wednesday by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
The three-day conclave is being organized by the state government in association with Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Government of India and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at Janata Maidan here.
The inauguration ceremony began with a ribbon cutting ceremony done by the Chief Minister.
The program ended with an extravagant and grand performance encapsulating the culture of Odisha by renowned artist Aruna Mohanty and her troupe of 118 dancers which left the audience mesmerized drawing a close to the program.
Odisha, which champions its well-established mining industry, will for the first time open its doors and showcase its large manufacturing ecosystem and highlight the various investment opportunities for corporates from around the world.
Drawn from the Government’s ‘Vision 2025: Odisha Industrial Development Plan’, the state’s mission through ‘Make in Odisha’ will showcase and highlight Odisha as an ultimate investment destination and diversify its investment opportunities across key focus sectors namely Downstream and Ancillary in Metal, Food Processing including Seafood, Chemicals, Petrochemicals and Plastics, Textiles and Apparel, Defence, Electronics, Start-Ups and Tourism.
With more than 100 companies taking part in the first edition of the Make in Odisha Conclave, a special Defense hangar is also created which showcases India’s short to long range missile technology the Agni, Prithvi, Brahmos and Akash missiles as well as the Sukhoi aircraft engines manufactured in Odisha.