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Tag: Make In Odisha

Odisha Lags In Pvt Industrial Investments
Amid Jagatsinghpur Clash, Odisha Not In Top-5 In 2021 Pvt Investments Inflow

As per SBI's 'Projects Today' report, in FY22, new private investments announced in Odisha has been worth Rs 65,402 crore. The State has been placed at 7th nationally

Vedanta SEZ: OnlySEZ from Odisha in Challenger Club
Industrial Parks In India: Odisha Has To Remain Content With 'Aspirer' Club

The road to bringing industrial investment and employment pass through industrial parks as it gives a booster shot to the SME sector. Odisha trails nationally in Industrial parks infra. Vedanta SEZ in Challenger Club

Make In Odisha Has Failed To Attract Investors: Experts

Bhubaneswar: Make in Odisha programme seems to have failed to achieve its desired objective as the flag ship scheme couldn’t generate the interest among investors that it should have, believe experts. Recently, Industries Minister Dibya Sankar Mishra informed Odisha Assembly that a total of 84 proposals or investment intentions were received during the Make in […]

ArcelorMittal & Nippon Steel To Invest Rs 2000 Crore In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Global steel giant ArcelorMittal & Nippon Steel on Saturday expressed its willingness to invest around Rs 2000 crore in Odisha. The CEO of ArcelorMittal group Lakshmi Mittal informed about the investment proposal while holding discussions with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik via video conferencing today. During the online discussion, Lakshmi Mittal informed that his […]

Opposition Questions Make In Odisha Conclave 3.0

Bhubaneswar: The countdown for the third edition of the Make in Odisha Conclave scheduled to be held in November-December 2020 began after the Odisha government on Saturday formally kicked off its preparations by inaugurating and laying foundation stones of as many as 22 projects worth around Rs 8,938 crore. With the projects, Odisha government is […]

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Is Make In Odisha Actually Fake In Odisha?

Bhubaneswar: Empty vessels make more noise- is what the Opposition said on Saturday, criticising State government’s flagship biennial business event ‘Make In Odisha Conclave’ which had promised to bring more investments to the State to flame the establishment of industries. Digest the fact. In the last 10 years, Odisha government has signed 301 MoUs with […]

Ruling-BJD hindering Odisha's development: BJP

Bhubaneswar: A couple of days after Odisha government approved five big ticket investment proposals worth Rs 2.04 lakh crore in chemicals, petrochemicals and metal downstream sectors, the State BJP today launched a scathing attack on the ruling-BJD alleging that the State government is intentionally delaying implementation of Central schemes and projects for vested political interests. […]

CM Naveen Launches 22 Projects Worth Over Rs 4,400 Cr

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched 22 new projects, 10 inaugurations and 12 groundbreakings, worth Rs 4,461.42 crore that will create employment opportunities for over 9,000 persons. “I congratulate all the companies on this milestone and assure everyone of complete facilitation support from the state government. These projects will usher in the […]

State's industrial overdrive proving a chimera? 301 MoUs signed, 51 fructify in 10-yrs

Bhubaneswar: The industrialisation overdrive by Odisha is yet to germinate on the ground. During the last ten-year period, Odisha Government had inked a whopping 301 MoUs but a mere 51 had started their operations in the State. Moreover, while the investment commitments made have touched over Rs 5.5 lakh crore, the actual realisation till date […]

Maoists release audio tape slamming ‘Make in Odisha’ conclave

Bhubaneswar: The Maoists have trained their guns on Odisha government for its anti-farmer policy and the recently concluded Make in Odisha conclave. In an audio-tape, secretary of Ghumusar-Nagavali division of the CPI ( Maoist), Umakant termed the conclave a means to sell Odisha. “The BJD organised the Make in Odisha conclave for its own publicity […]

Odia content doing well among other regional languages: BARC CEO

Bhubaneswar: There is no way to increase TRP other than a good content, said Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) CEO, Partho Dasgupta during the ‘Make in Odisha’ conclave in Bhubaneswar. Dasgupta further informed that there has been an emergence of local content in the last couple of years. People these days are proud to speak, […]

EXCLUSIVE: Would love to work with artisans of Odisha: Fashion Designer Bibhu Mohapatra

Beneath his designs which have created raves worldwide, lives an entrepreneur. Internationally-acclaimed fashion designer from Odisha, Bibhu Mohapatra was in Bhubaneswar for the Make in Odisha conclave when senior editor, OTV Digital, Kasturi Ray caught up with him to understand the man, his creations, his business acumen and plans for Odisha. Here are the excerpts. […]

Make in Odisha: Rs 4.19 lakh cr investment proposals received, foreign investors disappoint

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has received investment proposals worth Rs 4.19 lakh crore during the Make in Odisha conclave 2018, informed CM Naveen Patnaik today. Briefing the media, Patnaik informed that total intents have been received across 15 diversified sectors with a potential to generate 5.91 lakh additional jobs for the people of Odisha. “Odisha government will […]

Healthcare, MSME take centre stage in Make in Odisha on Day 3

Bhubaneswar: After bagging investment commitments of approximately Rs 1, 42,000 crore from country’s top industrialists on the second day of Odisha’s flagship biennial business event here, many national and international experts have begun discussions on a slew of topics including healthcare and Micro Small and Medium Enterprise sectors on the third day of Make in […]

Make in Odisha conclave: Odisha bags about Rs 1.4 lakh cr investment proposals

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday bagged investment proposals of about Rs 1.4 lakh crore till the end of the second day of its flagship ” Make in Odisha” Conclave. Addressing the Inaugural Plenary session of the second edition of the summit, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik proposed the industrialists to plan “a long term […]

Congress terms 'Make in Odisha' as 'Fake in Odisha'

Bhubaneswar: The Opposition today came down hard on the State government with Odisha Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik accusing the ruling-BJD of wasting public money in the name of ‘Make in Odisha’ Conclave. Niranjan said Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik continues to spend public money in the garb of ‘Make in Odisha’ and the facts clearly […]

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Make In Odisha lands record number of chartered flights in BPI Airport

Bhubaneswar: No one knows if this Make in Odisha conclave would result in the industrial growth in the State, but the Biju Patnaik International (BPI) Airport in Bhubaneswar seemed to be the busiest today as after so many years it created a record for the number of chartered flights to have landed at the airport […]

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Op-Ed: Image Building, Naveen Patnaik Style

It is easy to see that the Opposition description of the second edition of ‘Make in Odisha’ jamboree, which got underway in Bhubaneswar on Sunday evening, as nothing more than ‘event management’ and an image building exercise ahead of the elections due in the next few months was motivated by politics. But the progress – […]

Is BJD trying to restore brand Naveen through 'Make in Odisha' Conclave?

Bhubaneswar: As Odisha government inaugurates the second edition of ‘Make In Odisha Conclave’, the State’s special flagship biennial business event, talks continue to make rounds that the ruling-BJD is trying to promote the image of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik through the programme after the recent incidents of several corruption issues, ouster of top leaders and […]

Make in Odisha conclave to begin from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: As many as 800 investors, industrialists and entrepreneurs including the Tata Group, Birla, Reliance Industries chief  Mukesh Ambani and Adani Group head Goutam Adani will visit the state to attend the second edition of the five-day Make in Odisha conclave which will begin tomorrow at Janata Maidan in Bhubaneswar. The five-day conclave will be […]

Local politicians thwarting industrialisation in Odisha: Industry Association

Bhubaneswar/ Cuttack: At a time when the Odisha government is going gaga over its ambitious ‘Make in Odisha’ conclave, the ground reality is totally different when it comes to providing a business-friendly atmosphere. Purushottam Kandoi, President, Kalinga Nagar Industry Association & All Odisha Steel Federation today alleged that several old industrial units are suffering as […]

Make in Odisha: Since 2016, only 3 companies have commenced operation

Bhubaneswar: Only three companies have so far have commenced production since the first Make in Odisha conclave held two years back. According to the State government, as many as 124 industries gave proposals during the event held in 2016 out of which foundation stones have been laid only for 64. Interestingly, 15 out of these […]

Explore untapped opportunities in Odisha: CM Naveen to bizmen

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged investors to explore huge untapped investment opportunities in the State by participating in the Make in Odisha Conclave scheduled to be held from November 11 to November 15 in Bhubaneswar this year. Speaking on the sidelines of a roadshow in New Delhi for the second edition of […]

Centre, State vie to woo investors to Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With the ‘Make In Odisha’ conclave barely a few weeks away, the State government and the Centre seem to be vying to take credit for bringing maximum investments to the state. Close on heels of the State government’s ‘Investment Roadshow’ in Mumbai, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today led an ‘Investors’ Summit’ in Surat and […]

'Make in Odisha' conclave: Road shows to be held in 3 countries

Bhubaneswar: A team of the Stae government will hold road shows in Japan, Korea and China from August 25 to September 1, 2018 ahead of the ‘Make in Odisha’ conclave, informed Odisha Industries Minister, Ananta Das today. As per reports, the team will visit the three countries and hold discussions with the companies and prospective […]

Odisha CM invites Chinese team for investors' meet in Nov

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday invited a business delegation of Fujian province of China to participate in the Make in Odisha conclave scheduled in November this year. A six-member Fujian delegation led by H.U. Changsheng (head of the organisation of the CPC Fujian Provincial Committee) on Monday met the Chief Minister at […]

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Industries in Khurda shutting shops

Khurda: At a time when the state government is encouraging various industries through Make In Odisha programme, factories in the Khurda Industrial Estate shutting down one after another has become a major concern for thousands of workers and their families. The Utkal Spinning Mill inaugurated by Rajiv Gandhi in 1983 was the first industry in […]

Respond, don't trash my letters: Dharmendra to CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today shot off a letter to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik alleging non-cooperation of the State in matters relating to food processing and investment. Pradhan also sought a personal meeting with the CM at his office to discuss various investment opportunities for the State. Expressing his anguish on the CMO […]

Make in Odisha conclave: Preparatory meeting held at Secretariat

Bhubaneswar: A meeting was held today at the State Secretariat to discuss the preparations for the Make in Odisha Conclave 2018. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary while the Finance and Industries department Secretaries were present among others. According to sources, discussions were held on the event plan, arrangements for […]

Row intensifies over CII withdrawal from Make in Odisha 

Bhubaneswar: The controversy surrounding the withdrawal of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) from the ‘Make in Odisha’ conclave is continuing to intensify. The ruling-BJD has come up with its own conspiracy theory and just on the basis of its suspicion has dragged suspended party MP Baijayant Panda and CII eastern region chairperson Jagi Mangat […]

Gujarat industrialists invited for Make in Odisha Conclave

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday organized an investment promotion roadshow in Ahmadabad to showcase the advantages of investing in the state, while also inviting Gujarat-based industrialists to participate in Make in Odisha Conclave 2018. The flagship biennial investors’ summit of Odisha is scheduled to be organized in Bhubaneswar from November 11-15 this year. The […]

Odisha seeing hectic investment promotion activities: Chief Secy

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has witnessed a quantum jump in the investment promotion activities during last five years which is evident from the number of projects sanctioned by the State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA), Chief Secretary A P Padhi has said. The SLSWCA has cleared 55 investment intents in 2017 compared to 29 in 2016 […]

Odisha to woo investors in metro cities

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to organise investor reach-out activities at all major metropolitan cities, including Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Mumbai to highlight business opportunities in the state and drum up support for the second edition of the Make-In-Odisha Conclave. Chief secretary A P Padhi, who presided over a meeting of the Oversight Committee, […]

Odisha must emerge as top investment destination: Niti Aayog CEO

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has ports, coastline and linkages with some of the best companies, and we must all be very optimistic that Odisha must emerge as the number one destination for investment in the country, said Niti Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant. In an exclusive interview to OTV during his visit to Odisha today, Kant said “Odisha […]

Make in Odisha: Roadshows in Japan, Thailand from Oct 30

Bhubaneswar: The State government is planning to organise roadshows in Tokyo and Osaka cities of Japan and Bangkok in Thailand from October 30 to attract investment, informed Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera on Wednesday. This road show will showcase the concept of Make in Odisha. As part of the roadshow, an eight-member team led by […]

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 […]

2017 a year of challenges for Odisha govt

Bhubaneswar:  After managing to come out of the cobweb of confrontations and controversies in 2016, the Odisha government will set its feet on its fourth year of its fourth term in 2017. But some of the challenges it had encountered last year will chase like a shadow in 2017. Out of the major challenges the […]

After Jaitley, Rajnath praises Naveen, puts State BJP in a spot

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha BJP, which is all set to contest ensuing panchayat elections with the anti-BJD slogan, once again landed at a cross road after another party heavyweight praised chief minister Naveen Patnaik at a public rally in Uttar Pradesh. While Addressing a public gathering, Union Home minister Rajnath Singh recently appreciated the Odisha CM […]

State BJP seeks expenditure details of Make In Odisha Conclave

Bhubaneswar: Even as the State government has claimed the ‘Make In Odisha’ Conclave a big success, the BJP raised suspicion over its achievement and demanded detailed expenditure on the summit. Addressing a press conference, general secretary of State BJP Bhrugu Buxipatra said the success of the ‘Make In Odisha’ conclave, which is claimed to be […]

Over Rs 2000 cr investment in Food Processing sector: Odisha signs MoU with 10 cos

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has signed MoU with 10 companies which will invest more than Rs 2000 crore in the Food Processing sector. The MoU with the state government was signed by leading firms such as Mayank Aquaculture Pvt. Ltd, Aussco India Marine Pvt Ltd, Aquaviva Indotech Ltd, Sabri Food Products Pvt Ltd, Falcon Marine […]