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Government of Odisha approves investment proposals worth Rs. 3205 crore

Odisha Government’s SLSWCA approves seven investment proposals worth Rs. 3205 crore in different sectors providing employment opportunities to 2494 people in the state.

Bhubaneswar:2/9/20:  The Government of Odisha has approved seven investment proposals worth Rs. 3205.67 crore in Metal & Metal Downstream, Infrastructure, Tourism, and Cement sectors, which is likely to generate employment for 2494 people in the state was accorded at the 94th State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) meeting today.

The investment proposals approval was given at the State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Shri Asit Kumar Tripathy in Bhubaneswar (Odisha) wherein Shri Hemant Sharma, Principal Secretary, Industries outlined the project proposals for consideration.

The SLSWCA approved seven planned projects which included the following:

 The Proposal of M/s MGM Minerals Limited for expansion of its project by setting up 0.125 MTPA Sponge Iron Plant, 0.6 MTPA Pellet Plant, 0.25 MTPA MS Billets, 0.25 MTPA TMT & Wire Rods, and 40 MW Captive Power Plant at Nimdha in Dhenkanal, with an investment of Rs. 801.89 crore and thereby providing employment to about 1215 people.

  • Another proposal of M/s GM Iron & Steel Company Limited for expansion of its project by setting up 0.8 MTPA Pellet Plant, 0.2379 MTPA DRI plant, 0.195 MTPA Billet, 0.24 MTPA Wire Rod Mill, 0.416 MTPA Slag Cement and 46 MW Captive Power Plant in Dhenkanal, with an investment of Rs. 607.52 crore of capacity and providing employment opportunities for 592 people.
  • Additionally Proposal of M/s. Envirocare Infrasolution Pvt. Ltd for setting up Iron Ore Beneficiation plant of 3.6 MTPA capacity at Koira in Sundergarh, with a total investment of Rs. 60 crores, and employing around additional 175 people.
  • Proposal of M/s Hindalco Industries Limited for setting up Flue Gas Desulphurization Plant (FGD) for its existing CPP (6×150 MW) at Lapanga, Sambalpur, with an investment of Rs. 696 crore providing an additional employment opportunities for 50 people.
  • Likewise, proposal of M/s. Lifeline Multi-ventures Pvt. Ltd. to set up a 5-star Hotel in Bhubaneswar with a total investment of Rs. 150.38 Crore and providing employment opportunities for 240 people.
  • SLSWCA also approved the proposal of M/s. JSW Cement Ltd. (JSW) for expansion of Cement grinding capacity from 1.2 MTPA to 2.4 MTPA at Kalinga Nagar, Duburi, Jajpur, with an investment of Rs. 489.88 crores and providing employment opportunities for 68 people.
  • In addition Proposal of M/s. Jajpur Cements Pvt. Ltd. for expansion of Cement grinding capacity from 0.5 MTPA to 1.5 MTPA  at Kalinga Nagara, Jajpur, with an investment Rs. 400.00 crores and additional will provide employment opportunities for 154 people.

 Industries department is leaving no stone unturned to ensure world class infrastructure, and business environment to the investors. The Industries department will continue to extend support for the state and country’s economic growth and perform its duties to steadfast growth trajectory of Odisha.

With measures such as these, Odisha looks to strengthen its position, achieve the goals and remain in the position of a leading state in the coming years, with new innovation, infrastructure, dedication, best technology backed by Ease of Doing Business for the investors.

About Ashok Palit

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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