Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday launched 27 industrial projects at a special function through video conferencing here, while he announced for Make in Odisha Conclave 2020.
Out of these 27 projects, five projects were inaugurated and the other 22 were for the groundbreaking. The project value of all the ventures is Rs 8938.81 crore and it will create employment opportunity for about 12,142 persons.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said, “Odisha has a vision of becoming one of the top three investment destinations in the country in terms of grounded investments.”
It is heartening to note that Odisha has emerged as the number one State and the most attractive destination for investments during the period from April to September 2019 receiving 18 percent investment of the entire country.
“Our focus should be on the quick grounding of these industrial projects,” said Patnaik.
“Towards achieving Transformation at all levels, we have devised the FIVE-T strategy, which will be achieved through Teamwork, Transparency and Technology enablers in a Time-bound manner. The strategy of the State Government is already witnessing encouraging results towards industrial development of the State,” said the Chief Minister.
“In exactly one year from today, we will organise the Make in Odisha Conclave 2020. Let’s all work together to make it the greatest investment summit ever organised by any State in the country. I invite the global business community to join us at the summit from November 30 to December 04, 2020,” he added.
“Today, we witnessed the inauguration and groundbreaking of 27 more industrial projects. I congratulate all the concerned industrial houses on this milestone, and assure you of complete facilitation support from the State Government. These projects will usher in the next era of industrial growth and will contribute towards the vision of an industrially prosperous Odisha,” said the Chief Minister.
The Chief Minister launched a new website for Odisha Film Development Corporation (OFDC). He also launched the 365-day countdown to Make-in-Odisha Conclave 2020.
edition of Make in Odisha Conclave will be organised next year from November 30
to December 4, informed Industries Minister Dibya Sankar Mishra.