The High-Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) of the Odisha government, held for the 29th time on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, approved 10 industrial projects worth Rs 74,620.18 crores.
The projects would generate employment opportunities for over 24,047 people in the State, the government said.
The committee approved the proposal of ReNewEFuels Private Limited (REFPL) to set up Green Hydrogen (Capacity: 20 KTPA) & Green Ammonia Plant (Capacity: 100 KTPA) in Paradip under Jagatsinghpur district against an investment of Rs 2000 crore which will reportedly generate employment opportunities for 2000 persons.
The committee also gave approval for setting up of 60,000 MT industrial structure and 6,000 MT Steel plant equipment facilities to Tata Steel Limited (Growth Shop) against an investment of Rs 1000 crore with a said employment opportunity for over 2451 people.
The HLCA gave a nod to Adani Enterprises Limited to set up a 4 MTPA alumina refinery and 175 MW CPP Plant in Kashipur under Rayagada district, against an investment of Rs 41653 crore, which will reportedly generate employment opportunities for over 7750 people.
The committee approved the proposal of ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India Limited for setting up a 6 MTPA beneficiation plant at Dalki village and 12 MTPA slurry pipeline from proposed beneficiation plant at Dalki to Dabuna slurry pumping station unit in Dalki, Keonjhar district against an investment of Rs 1490 crore generating employment opportunities for 600 persons.
Odisha government has made Industrial Promotion and Investment Corporation of Odisha (IPICOL) the single point of contact for all industrial investments in the State. IPICOL is responsible for devising the investment promotion, facilitation, and aftercare strategy for the state of Odisha. IPICOL, as the investment promotion agency of the State of Odisha, undertakes all activities to promote Odisha as the investment destination of choice.