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Odisha assured of Rs 2,03,270 crore investment, 1.40 lakh jobs: CM

Bhubaneswar, Dec 2: The total investment intent received by the State as a lead up to the Make in Odisha conclave and during the event this year is to the tune of Rs 2,03,270 crore, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the valedictory session of the three-day strategic investment event on Friday.

“More importantly for the State, these proposed investments have the potential to generate 1.40 lakh additional jobs for the people of our State,” said Patnaik.

He said the State has received investment intent in 10 diversified sectors.

He said the State Government has decided to set up a special institutional mechanism to ensure grounding of these investments in the shortest possible time.

“The State Government is partnering with National Aluminium Company, NALCO, for setting up a world-class aluminum park at Angul and with Indian Oil Corporation, IOCL, for the development of Plastics Park and the larger PCPIR at Paradip,” said Patnaik.

Having witnessed tremendous response to the conclave, the Chief Minister announced to organise this conclave biannually as a stepping stone towards realizing our Vision 2025 for the industrial development in the State. The next version of Make in Odisha conclave will be held in 2018. 

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