Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday approved 13 projects worth Rs 14,981 crore investment in the state.
The state-level single window clearance authority (SLSWCA) headed by chief secretary AP Padhi approved the projects.
While 12 projects worth Rs 3197 crore were approved, one power generation project of NLC India with an investment of Rs 11783.8 crore has been recommended for approval of the high-level clearance authority headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
Notably, the SLSWCA is mandated to approve projects between Rs 100 crore to Rs 1000 crore. The high-level clearance authority would approve the projects above Rs 1000 crore.
Industry secretary Sanjeev Chopra said all projects will provide employment to 22,654 people in the state.
DETAILS OF APPROVED PROJECTS:
|Name of company||Sector||Investment in crores||Employment|
|Page Industries||Apparel manufacturing||135||5,850|
|Globus Spirits||Food Processing: Distillery||150||300|
|Nataraj Hotel and Resorts||Tourism: Five star hotel||140||500|
|Carnival Films||Tourism: Multiplex, Food Court, community centre||150||4,800 (160×30)|
|Falcon Marine Exports||Food processing: Shrimp processing and freezing||77.98||4,060|
|Adani Wilmar||Food processing: Refined edible oil||687.12||2,150|
|Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd||Chemicals and Petrochemicals||500||520|
|Eastern Nutriments||Biscuit and dairy products||75||530|
|Mariegold Heritage||Hotel, resort – 5 star category||268||510|
|NLC India Ltd||Power Generation||11783.8||1660|
|Rakhi Agencies Ltd.||Downstream metal||59.92||200|
|Crackers India Infrastructures||Tourism: Four star hotel||84.12||201|