Odisha Govt Approves Projects Worth Rs 1036.39 Cr And 2778 Jobs

Bhubaneswar: Government of Odisha today approved seven investment proposals envisaging investment of Rs.1036.39 cr and employment opportunities for 2778 persons in State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) meeting held under the chairmanship of chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi in the secretariat conference hall.

Giving in-principle approval to the projects, Padhi directed concerned departments to make a realistic assessment of the requirement of land and water for these industrial units. The departments were also asked to provide proactive and facilitating support for early grounding of the projects.

Padhi further directed the District Single Window Clearance Authorities (DLSWCA) to meet regularly and decide on the investment proposals received at their end within the prescribed time limit without fail.

 The proposals approved in SLSWCA today were from different sectors like food processing, plastics, tourism, logistics and metal. The approved projects included the proposal of Supreme Industries Ltd, a market leader in India’s plastic industry for setting up a manufacturing unit in Khordha district for the production of plastic pipes, PVC water tanks and allied products with investment of Rs. 151.30 cr and  creation of job opportunity for 320 persons; the proposal of Bhagirathi Packaging Pvt Ltd an associate company of Fogla Group to set up polypropylene ( PP) woven bags production unit in Bhadrak district with investment of Rs.60.29 cr and employment potential of 500 people; the proposal of Mayfair Hotels & Resort Ltd to set up a Convention Center with 4000 capacity at Bhubaneswar with an investment of Rs.300 cr and employment potential of 850 people.

 Apart from this the SLSWCA also cleared the proposal for two food processing units. These units were Thailand based Intecqc Feed Co Ltd for setting up shrimp feed manufacturing unit in Khordha district with investment of Rs.107.88 cr and employment potential of 205 people: Explore Food Pvt Ltd ,  an Odisha based industry for manufacturing of ready to eat snacks unit in Khordha with investment of Rs 51.40 cr and employment potential of 194 persons.

 The other proposals approved in the meeting were from Odisha based entrepreneurs. These included the proposal of  Chalah Infratech Pvt Ltd to set up a logistic park in Khordha district entailing an investment of Rs.99.80 cr and job opportunities for 234 person; and proposal of  KAI International Pvt Ltd for setting up iron ore beneficiation and pellet plant in Sundargarh district envisaging the investment of Rs. 265.72 cr and creation of job opportunities for 475 people.  

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