Make In Odisha Caravan Reaches Delhi for Its Final Leg of Countrywide Roadshow, Extends Invite to Delhi NCR business community to invest in Odisha
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After completing successful roadshows at Hyderabad & Kolkata, today the final leg of Make in Odisha Conclave roadshows culminated in the capital city, New Delhi. The Government of Odisha showcased the varied investment opportunities in the State, state’s industrial infrastructure eco system and policy frameworks to potential investors and the business community of Delhi NCR. The Government of Odisha in collaboration with Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Government, and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organizing the Make in Odisha Conclave at Bhubaneswar during November 30 and December 02, 2016
The primary focus sectors of the State Government include agro and sea food processing, electronics manufacturing, chemicals and petrochemicals, textiles, ancillary and downstream industries and tourism. The state govt is focusing at developing Odisha as the Manufacturing Hub of Eastern India. To achieve this, the government is setting up robust industrial infrastructure for upcoming industries in the form of large investment regions and sector specific clusters. Odisha is the pioneer in the Ease of Doing Business in India, it launched Odisha Industries (Facilitation) Act 2004- one of the first legislation for single window business clearance systems in the country. Adding on to the basket of offerings for ease of doing business in the state, facilitations like land allotment with 100 lakh acres of, post land allotment monitoring system for grievances & queries, abundance of skilled labor pool amongst others.
The high profile delegation was led by Shri Debi Prasad Mishra, Minster for Industries, Govt of Odisha along with senior state govt officials. During the roadshow, the delegation held several meetings with CEOs of top 22 companies such as Paytm, Everest Group, Sonalika Tractors, Orient Craft Ltd., Intex Technologies, amongst others discussing varied subjects ranging from enabling policies, stable political environment of the State, potential investment opportunities and participation of companies at the Make in Odisha Conclave. Various one-on-one business meetings with companies and organizations and made a strong case for Odisha by elaborating on the competitive advantages of Odisha as a manufacturing destination, shared information about more than 200 ‘ready-to-invest’ projects in diverse sectors. More than 200 business leaders participated in the Make in Odisha Delhi Roadshow.
Addressing the industry leaders at the roadshow, Shri Mishra said “I am delighted to invite all of you to be part of Make in Odisha Conclave scheduled later this month. Odisha as a business destination has a great potential and immense business opportunities. The state is enriched with valuable minerals and skilled labor, cheap raw material and a long coastline of approx.480 km with one of the largest ports in Paradip. The State govt has undertaken crucial reforms in various sectors, and improved governance, strengthened institutions and streamlined policy framework to facilitate businesses. I welcome all of you to invest in Odisha, we are committed to ensure investor delight and keen to provide all the necessary support & assistance”.
“Not only Ease of Doing Business but the Cost of Doing Business is what makes Odisha cut above all other States in India ”, he further added.