Odisha CM launches 32 industrial projects worth Rs 6,993 Crore

The projects will generate 24,508 jobs in Odisha.

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated 9 industrial projects and performed a ground-breaking ceremony of 23 industrial units here during a video conferencing programme today.

These projects with a total investment of Rs 6992.94 Crore and employment potential of 24,508 are spread over 14 districts (Bolangir, Boudh, Cuttack, Ganjam, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Jharsuguda, Keonjhar, Khurda, Puri, Rayagada, Sambalpur, Subarnapur and Sundergarh).

Speaking on this occasion the Hon’ble Chief Minister said, “Our industrial portfolio is expanding with the inclusion of new age and employment-intensive sectors such as green energy equipment manufacturing, textiles, tourism, etc. The continuous improvement in the Ease of Doing Business ranking of the state, coupled with a business-friendly environment, world-class industrial infrastructure, and highly sought-after skill development initiatives, has been instrumental in attracting investments to Odisha.

Highlighting the fact that the 32 projects are spread across 14 districts, Chief Minister expressed his pleasure on the broad-basing of industrialization in the state.

The ceremony was held through video conferencing in presence of Minister Industries, MSME & Energy, senior government officials and representatives of these Industries.

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