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Odisha CM Naveen launches 13 industrial projects worth ₹1,218.01 cr

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated 3 industrial projects and performed ground-breaking of 10 projects. These diversified projects are ranging across Food processing, Tourism, Paper/Packaging, Manufacturing, and Polymers & Plastic sectors will create potential employments 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, Sambalpur Biofuels Private Ltd, and more. Congratulating the companies on this auspicious occasion, 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 the development of a conducive environment for industrial development, my Government has always endeavored to provide a hassle-free and prompt doing business environment for the investors in Odisha.

The state’s relationship with the industries has been fruitful both in the context of economic development and also social development. One of the key reasons why Odisha was able to post a successful fight against the COVID-19 pandemic was this synergetic governmentindustry relationship. We were able to quickly re-purpose various industrial units to manufacture and deliver critical services during the pandemic period.” Further he added, “As we move out of pandemic, the government’s focus on 5T philosophy viz. Transparency, Technology, Teamwork, Time, and Transformation, towards the development of the industrial sector has further strengthened. This philosophy has created an industry-led ecosystem of value addition, sustainable employment generation and revenue augmentation in the State. I would like to congratulate the Industries Department, Government of Odisha for its continuous efforts in making Odisha the “Destination of Choice” for investors.”

Speaking on the occasion Captain Dibya Shankar Mishra, Minister of Energy, Industries, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, & Home Government of Odisha said Over the last two years, we have faced enormous challenges due to pandemic and its impact over lives and livelihood but the people of Odisha have faced the challenges head on and as we come out of the pandemic, we are seeing a New Odisha, an Empowered Odisha. Despite the challenges, our Government under the leadership of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has ensured that the industries sector keeps functioning at its best. I am happy to inform you that this is the 7th ground-breaking ceremony we are having since2020. It is a commendable effort by everyone involved in the process and to do it despite a global pandemic is even praiseworthy. We have ensured grounding/inauguration of projects worth over INR 30000 Crores, generating a potential employment of nearly 40,000 in the state in this time period.