Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched 22 new projects including 10 inaugurations and 12 groundbreakings. These projects will bring an investment of Rs 4461.42 crore and create 9451 job opportunities.
Complementing the companies for setting up the industries, the chief minister said “ I congratulate all the concerned companies on this milestone and assure everyone of complete facilitation support from the state government. These projects will usher in the next era of industrial growth in the state and will contribute towards the vision of an industrially prosperous Odisha.
The 10 inaugurated projects are of companies like Hindalco, JK Lakshmi Cement, JSW Cement, MK Plast, Oricon, Shyam Metalics and Energy Ltd and Jay Bharat Spices Pvt Ltd.
Patnaik also said that Odisha has a vision of becoming one of the top three investment destinations in the country in terms of grounded investments. “Towards achieving this vision we devised the ‘5T’ strategy in which transformation goals will be achieved through teamwork, transparency and technology enablers in a time-bound matter,” said Patnaik.
The ground-breaking ceremony was performed for projects of 12 companies, including Rungta Mines Ltd, Mayfair Hotel & Resorts Ltd, Aditya Birla Fashion Retail Ltd and ABP Energytek Industries Pvt Ltd.
The CM also said that this strategy has already started yielding encouraging results towards our industrial growth. “ You will be glad to know that in the past 20 months alone, we have undertaken groundbreaking and inauguration of over 120 industrial units with an investment of Rupees Ninety-two thousand six hundred eighty-six crore in the state with the creation of employment opportunities for over 1.2 lakh people. I believe that all departments must take pride in facilitating new manufacturing investments and creating employment opportunities for people of our state,” said Patnaik.