Make in Odisha conclave from tomorrow

Nov 29: Odisha is all set to host its business investment summit-‘Make in
Odisha Conclave’ from November 30-December 2. The event will be organised by
the State Government in association with Department of Industrial Policy and
Promotion (DIPP) and Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).
The conclave
will be the largest business summit for the state and will also include the
largest expo of over 100 companies participating spread across 30,000 sq.m, at
the Janata Maidan in Bhubaneswar.
The Make in
Odisha Conclave will host some of the biggest dignitaries from the Central and
State Governments, including Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Arun Jaitley.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate the event in the presence of
Jaitley on Wednesday.
The city is
applying final touches to welcome the over 1000 delegates and will lay out a
red carpet for its distinguished guests. India’s notable sand artist and
recipient of Padmashree awardee Sudarshan Pattnaik has displayed a unique art
on sand at the airport, which will welcome guests who arrive in the city, while
the streets of Bhubaneswar will be adorned with 30+ trivia brandings on the
State, all the way to Janata Maidan.
which champions its well-established mining industry, will for the first time
open its doors and showcase its large manufacturing ecosystem and highlight the
various investment opportunities for corporates from around the world.
Drawn from
the Government’s ‘Vision 2025: Odisha Industrial Development Plan’, the state’s
mission through ‘Make in Odisha’ will to highlight Odisha as an ultimate
investment destination and diversify its investment opportunities across key
focus sectors namely downstream and ancillary in metal, food processing,
including seafood, chemicals, petrochemicals and plastics, textiles and apparel,
defence, electronics, Start-Ups and tourism.
The conclave
will witness attendance from industry captains namely Kumar Mangalam Birla of
Aditya Birla Group, A.M. Naik of Larsen & Toubro Ltd., Arundhati
Bhattacharya of State Bank of India, Gautam Adani of Adani Group, T.
Krishnakumar of Hindustan Coca-Cola Ltd., SanjivPuri of ITC Ltd, Sajjan Jindal
of JSW Groupand Venugopal Dhoot of Videocon Ltd. amongst others.
In keeping
with the Government of India’s ambitious target of increasing the contribution
of manufacturing output to 25 per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2025,
from 16 per cent currently, Odisha is the whistle blower for the country which
is ready to showcase its manufacturing ecosystem to the investors.

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