Tag: Industries Minister

Focus Is On MSME To Boost Economy Amid COVID-19: Odisha Industries Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government is giving utmost priority to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector to boost the economy in the times of Covid-19 pandemic, said State industries Minister Dibya Shakar Mishra on Sunday. “In the fight against COVID19, saving life and livelihood is our priority. Covid warriors have continued their fight against […]

Odisha developing Vision 2030 for industries

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government is developing a Vision 2030 for downstream industries to achieve more than 50 per cent value addition to the primary metal produced in the state, said Industries Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra on Thursday. Addressing more than 60 steel manufacturing companies, the Minister said that Odisha provides an unparalleled conducive ecosystem for […]

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Work on 15 industrial projects in Odisha to begin soon

Bhubaneswar: The ground breaking ceremony of 15 new industrial projects will be held in next four months, said Odisha Industries minister Niranjan Pujari today after holding the second inter-ministerial committee meeting to review the progress of projects. “Review revealed that more than 15 industrial projects were expected to go for ground breaking ceremony in coming […]

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Odisha seeks revival plan from two defunct paper mills

Bhubaneswar: With livelihood of many workers at stake, the government on Friday initiated the process to revive two defunct paper mills in Odisha. Industries minister met officials of Bilt Sewa Paper Mill in Jeypore and Orient Paper Mill in Brajarajnagar along with the people’s representatives from the area. The minister has sought a report on […]

Posco confirms scrapping Odisha proj in letter to Industries deptt

Bhubaneswar: Posco authorities have asked the Odisha government to take back the 2,700 acre land acquired for setting up of a 12-million tonne (mt) steel mill in Paradip citing its failure to start work for the project, said Industries Minister Debi Prasad Mishra today. Informing newsmen on the letter sent by Posco, Mishra stated, “As […]

Odisha receives 28 project proposals after Make in Odisha conclave

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has received 28 proposals involving investment of Rs 18,434 crore after the ‘Make in Odisha’ Conclave held here in 2016, Industries Minister Debi Prasad Mishra said on Thursday. The projects will generate 27,565 jobs, he informed the state assembly. Of the investments, 11 projects worth Rs 2,214.44 crore have been approved […]

Expedite process for capital investments: CM tells officials

Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today underscored the need to expedite the process for capital investments in Odisha. Reviewing the status of investment in the industrial sector as per the promises made by the companies at the recent Make In Odisha Conclave at the State Secretariat here, the chief minister directed the concerned departments to […]

Odisha to have proper CSR strategy: Industries minister

With a view to structuring the CSR (corporate social responsibility) activities in Odisha, the state government has consulted the industry captains, corporate house leaders, the civil society and taken inputs from the people like the CSR authorities of Gujarat, said Industries minister Debi Prasad Mishra