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Odisha government approved eight investment proposals worth Rs 1197.41

Bhubaneswar:19/2/19: The Odisha government on Tuesday approved eight investment proposals worth Rs 1197.41 crore which are expected to create employment for 5,162 persons.

The proposals were approved in the State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) meeting held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi in the secretariat. Principal Secretary Industry Sanjeev Chopra outlined the project proposals for consideration.

While giving nod to the project proposals, Padhi directed concerned departments to provide proactive facilitation to the approved units for their early grounding.

The proposals approved in the meeting were from various sectors like downstream in steel and aluminium, food processing, apparel manufacturing, hospitality, iron & steel, plastic pipes and fittings. In total these projects will create employment opportunities for 5,162 persons.

The major approved projects included proposal of Aditya Birla Fashion Retail Ltd. for setting up an apparel manufacturing unit at Tikri in Rayagada district with investment of Rs.114 crore. The mega textiles project is first of its kind in Rayagada district with the potential of creating employment opportunities for 2750 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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