Bhubaneswar: In another step forward towards industrialisation and creation of employment opportunities, the Government of Odisha approved six investment proposals envisaging investment of Rs. 1,753.82 crore in the 87th State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) meeting.
The meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Asit Kumar Tripathy in Lok Seva Bhawan conference hall today afternoon wherein Hemant Sharma, Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Industries outlined the project proposals for consideration. These proposals will create employment opportunities for 5,566 people. The proposals approved in the meeting belong to a variety of sectors – textile & apparel, food processing, metal & metal downstream, plastics and tourism.
The SLSWCA approved the proposal of M/s Page Industries Ltd (Unit -2), whose flagship brand is “Jockey”, to set up a Garment manufacturing unit At- Khordha, with a total investment of Rs. 257.50 crore providing employment to about 3,500 people.
Another proposal of M/s Jay Bharat Spices Pvt. Ltd for diversification of its unit with addition of Potato Chips/ Wafers Extruded Puffed snack and cold storage facilities At- Ramdaspur, Dist- Cuttack, with additional investment of Rs.50.10 crores employing around additional 550 people, was approved.
Proposal of M/s Shree Malani Foams Pvt. Ltd., makers of the “Centuary” brand mattress, was also approved by the SLSWCA for additional investment of Rs. 10.00 Cr for setting up Rebounded Foam block (RBF) unit having 5,00 TPA capacity at Khordha,. It will provide an additional employment to around 25 people.
In the Tourism sector, project by M/s. Deo Residency and Resorts Pvt Ltd for expansion of its existing hotel at Baragadia, Kalinga Nagar in the district of Jajpur with an investment of Rs. 53.69 Crores, was approved, which will provide employment for 90 people
In the metal downstream sector, proposal of M/s. Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys Limited (IMFA) was approved for setting up a Ferro Chrome unit (96,000 MT per annum) and 10 MW WHRB power plant at Kalinga Nagar, Jajpur with a total investment of Rs. 547.19 crores, which will create employment opportunities for 900 people.
Another proposal in the metal sector was approved, namely M/s Shri Jagannath Steel & Power Limited for expansion of its existing 0.1 MTPA Integrated Steel Plant to 0.3 MTPA capacity at Uliburu, Nalda, Barbil, Dist: Keonjhar with a total investment of Rs. 835.34 crore providing additional employment of 501 people.
|Sl. No.||Name of the Company||Project Cost
(Rs in Crores)
|1||Page Industries Ltd (Unit -2)||257.50||3,500||Textile||Khordha|
|2||Jay Bharat Spices Pvt. Ltd||50.10||550||Food Processing||Cuttack|
|3||Shree Malani Foams Pvt. Ltd.||10.00||25||Plastics||Khordha|
|4||Deo Residency and Resorts Pvt Ltd||53.69||90||Tourism||Jajpur|
|5||Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys Limited||547.19||900||Steel Downstream||Jajpur|
|6||Shri Jagannath Steel & Power Limited||835.34||501||Steel||Keonjhar|