Bhubaneswar:14/12/17 While addressing the Enterprise Odisha 2017 event organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), CM Naveen Patnaik said Odisha is consistently ranked amongst the three top States in attracting investments in India.
“Odisha is consistently ranked amongst the three top States in attracting investments in India. Focusing on the 3Ts- Transparency, Technology and Teamwork, my government has taken up several pro-active measures towards the development of industries and projects,” said Patnaik.
, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaikcomplimented CII for organizing the event and highlighted the various state government’s initiatives for promoting EoDB, development of industries and ensuring faster grounding of projects.
- Odisha consistently ranked amongst the top 3 states in terms of live manufacturing investments in India
• Progressive policies in form of Industry Policy Resolution 2015 and several sector-focused and associated policies
• #StartupOdishainitiative working towards facilitation of startups with an aim to make Odisha among the top 3 hubs for startups by 2020
• State Government a leader in leveraging IT for ease of doing business and industrial development; recently introduced Single Window Investor Facilitation and Tracking ‘GO SWIFT’ portal
Chief Minister Shri Patnaik reiterated State Government’s commitment towards industrial development through Vision 2025, which envisions attracting Rs. 2.5 lakh crore of new investments and generating 30 lakh jobs for people of the state in focus sectors.
He urged all stakeholders to join hands and work together towards achieving this vision and wished Enterprise Odisha 2017 the best of luck.
Deputy Chairperson of CII Eastern Region, Jagi Mangat Panda in her address described Enterprise Odisha as a dedicated platform for promoting the State in the industrial space. “Enterprise Odisha is the B2B and B2C platform that has been created to promote synergistic alliances of all the stakeholders with an intention to project the potentials and opportunities of Odisha to the rest of the nation and the world,” she added.
Around 70 companies are participating in the 3-day long event and the inaugural session today was attended by MSME Minister Prafulla Samal, Health Minister Pratap Jena, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi among others.