Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched 12 industrial projects in different parts of the State. While two projects were inaugurated, ground breaking ceremony was held for 10 industrial units.
The 12 industrial units in different sectors will be a combined investment of Rs 8,796.61 crore and create job opportunities for 7,090 persons in the State.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said, “I am happy to note that our State continues its dominance as an attractive destination for the investor community despite the impact of COVID-19 across the world. The projects being taken up for ground-breaking and inauguration today are in broad-based sectors including cement manufacturing, renewable energy, sea food processing, IT, ITES and others.”
Recent indicators suggest that the State economy is coming back to track. The industries are on a revival path. The new industries set up today will provide a new impetus to the confidence of the industries sector. All the concerned departments of the State Government must work in a coordinated manner to expedite setting up of industrial projects, the Chief Minister added.
Ramco Cement Limited’s cement grinding plant at Haridaspur in Jajpur and Aditya Birla Renewables Limited’s solar power plant at Bijepur in Bargarh at a capacity of 25 KW were inaugurated
The ground breaking was held for the following projects
Rungta Mines Limited’s new unit for expansion of its Integrated Steel Plant project from 0.9 MTPA to 2.85 MTPA capacity at Jharbandh in Dhenkanal.
Shyam Metalics and Energy limited’s new unit for expansion of its Pellet plant from 0.3 MTPA to 1.2 MTPA capacity at Pandloi, Sambalpur.
UBN Software solution’s software development centre at SEZ Infovalley, Khorda.
B-One Business House Pvt. Limited’s new Sea Food Processing unit at Deras, Khordha.
Swosti Ecowares Limited’s Bio-degradable table wares disposal manufacturing unit at Growth Centre, Phase II, Balangir.
Baidyabooti Pharmacy’s Ayurvedic Products & Cosmetics manufacturing unit at Chhatabar, Khordha.
Mehan Industries Limited’s Coir Mattress & Foam manufacturing unit at Chhatabar, Khordha.
Diversified Energy Solution Limited’s Non-autoclave, lightweight cellular concrete bricks and slabs unit at Ramdashpur, Cuttack.
Swagath Urethane Pvt. Limited’s Polyurethane Elastomer manufacturing unit at Ramdashpur, Cuttack.
Omm Eco Build Tech’s Autoclaved aerated concrete blocks manufacturing unit at Ramdashpur, Cuttack.
Among others, Minister Steel & Mines and Works Prafulla Mallick, Minister Susanta Singh, Chief Secretary Asit Kumar Tripathy, Principal Secretary Industries Hemant Sharma, IDCO CMD Sanjay Kumar Singh, CMD IDCO and other officials were present during the launch of the projects.