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Odisha government approved three investment projects worth Rs 864 crore

Bhubaneswar:14/9/17: The Odisha government on Thursday approved three investment projects worth Rs 864 crore from Vijaynagar Bio-tech, West Coast Paper Mills & Kader Investment and Trading Co with the potential to create 2135 employment opportunities.

The government’s nod to the three projects during the 74th meeting of State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary AP Padhi.

The SLSWCA accorded approval to the proposal of Vijaynagar Bio-tech Pvt Limited for setting up 50,000 tonnes per annum maize processing unit at Papadahani of Nabarangpur district with an investment of Rs 59 crore. This project would generate 400 direct and indirect employment opportunities.

Another project which was granted approval is Kader Investment and Trading Co Pvt Ltd, one of the largest seafood exporter for its 10,000 tonne per annum seafood processing unit at Sea Food Park, Deras with an investment of Rs 55 crore. The unit would provide employment to around 1035 people.

West Coast Paper Mills Ltd also got the approval to set up multi-layer double coated paper board manufacturing unit of 1,32,000 tonnes per annum (TPA) capacity and 12 MW captive power plant at Sonepur with a total investment of Rs 750 crore and the project would generate employment for 700 people.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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