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19 industrial projects worth Rs 2,675 crore launched in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, May 28 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched 19 industrial projects with an investment of Rs 2,675 crore, which will create employment opportunities for 8,953 persons. The Chief Minister performed the ground-breaking ceremony for 12 new industrial projects and inaugurated seven projects through video conferencing here. Patnaik said that two of the projects for which the ground-breaking ceremony was organized on November 16, 2017, were inaugurated on Monday and would go into production in about six months time. “This underscores the number one position of the state in the country in terms of Investment Implementation Rate,” he added. “Odisha has a vision of becoming the most preferred investment destination in the country. Towards that end, we have devised the Odisha Industrial Development Plan Vision 2025 to set up more manufacturing industries in focus sectors with an investment of Rs 2.5 lakh crores, generating employment for 30 lakh people,” said the Chief Minister. (IANS)

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