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Odisha registers phenomenal export growth

Bhubaneswar, September 21, 2017: Odisha has registered phenomenal growth in exports due to the proactive efforts of the State Government. Export turnover which was merely Rs 563 crore in 2001-02 has risen 34 times to Rs 1,982 crore in 2015-16, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

“Between 2015-16 and 2016-17, exports have grown exponentially by 114 percent from Rs 1,982 crore to Rs 40,872 crore,” Patnaik said here at a seminar on Export Strategy for Odisha.

The CM also distributed award winning exporters, entrepreneurs and the newly inducted scientific assistants of MSME Department and urged collective efforts to create a position for Odisha in exports.

The CM also informed that the Odisha Export Policy-2017 will be unveiled soon to boost the sector in the State. “All export related organisations will be brought under one roof for Ease of Doing Business,” added the CM.

Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Prafulla Samal also spoke. 

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