Bhubaneswar:3/9/1*: Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi on Monday accorded in principle approval for allotment of land to 38 investment projects in various sectors in the state.
Padhi approved the land allotments while chairing a meeting of the Land Allotment Committee at the state secretariat today. He directed officials to ensure that 100% of the land allotted is utilised in the industrial works.
He further directed officials to ask the investors for making recruitment from Odisha more particularly in the sectors like food processing, apparel making and manufacturing. Similarly, additional Chief Secretary of Forest and Environment, Sarah Chandra Mohapatra, advised the officials to ensure proper disposal of the wastes generated from the proposed manufacturing and automobile servicing units.
Sanjay Singh, Chief Managing Director Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation of Odisha (IDCO, presented the investment proposals for discussion. Singh mentioned that these projects would bring an investment of around Rs 50,819 lakh and create employment opportunity for 4,479 persons.
After due deliberation, 71 acres of land was allotted in the industrial estate of Khurda, Chhatabar, Analapatna, Deras, Mancheswar, Rasulgarh, Andharua, Janala and Bhagabanpur against all these 38 investment projects.