Bhubaneswar: State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) today accorded in-principle approval to three investment projects worth Rs 874 crore.
Approving the projects at the SLSWCA meeting, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi directed the concerned departments to facilitate early take-off of these projects by expediting the process for various compliances.
Briefing newsmen after the meeting, General Manager, IPICOL, Kalyan Mohanty said the committee approved the project proposal of M/S Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd for expansion of its non-alcoholic plant at Industrial estate, Khurda with a total investment of Rs 500 crore. This would generate employment for 348 persons.
The second approved project was M/S P&A Bottlers Ltd which would set up a 2.50 lakh hectolitre capacity brewery at Balarampur in Dhenkanal district with an investment of Rs 102 crore. The proposed brewery would generate employment for 116 persons.
The third project to receive approval today was M/S Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) which would set up a Common User Facility Centre at Dhutra in Jharsuguda district for storage of petroleum products with an investment of Rs 272 crore. This unit would provide employment to around 166 persons.
Mohanty said the chief secretary also directed the district collectors to conduct District Level Single Window Committee (DLSWC) meetings regularly and plan for development of small and medium industrial enterprises in the district.
Principal Secretary, Industry Sanjeeb Chopra presented the details of the investment proposals and outlined the issues for discussion.
The meeting also reviewed various projects under State projects Monitoring Group (SPMG). These projects include Gandhamardan-B mining project of the Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC), Daitari Mining project of OMC, South Kaliapani Mining project of OMC, construction of 220 KV Transmission Line from Laxmipur to Damonjodi Aditya Almunium Project, approach road to RSB Transmission Pvt Ltd., establishment of railway siding in Jalpaposhi village of Keonjhar district by Bhusan Steel Ltd, construction of Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC) ash pond in Jharsuguda district, construction of railway corridor in Jharsuguda and Sundargarh districts, construction of a fly-over at Info-valley and Khandagiri crossings in Bhubaneswar, widening of the road from Mendhasala to Sea Food Park at Deras, development of an aluminum park at Angul and Capital Region Improvement of Power System project etc.
Besides, issues relating to land acquisition, forest diversion, distribution of compensation, peripheral development activities etc were discussed and resolved in the meeting.