Chinese delegation meets Odisha Chief Secretary A P Padhi

A Chinese delegation today met senior government officials and discussed about investment opportunities in the state.

Published: 01st December 2016 11:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st December 2016 11:41 PM   |  A+A-

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Odisha Chief Secretary A P Padhi also spoke about investment in 24x7 quality power supply. | AP

By Express News Service

BHUBANESWAR: A Chinese delegation today met senior government officials and discussed investment opportunities in the state.

The delegation which was part of the Make in Odisha conclave here held discussions with Chief Secretary A P Padhi, Chairman Odisha Skill Development Authority Subrato Bagchi and Development
Commissioner R Balakrishnan in the secretariat.

Members of the group highly appreciated the initiatives taken by the state government for industrial development and the Make in Odisha conclave.

The delegation also appreciated the new IPR policy and opined that the policy had motivated them to come to Odisha and look into investment opportunities here.

Chief Secretary Padhi appraised them about specific facilitating policies in textile, apparel, manufacturing, electronics, electrical, health, bio-tech, plastic park, food processing, tourism, chemicals and petrochemicals and assured them all enabling support from the administration.

Assuring timely clearance of proposals, provision of office space, land, 24x7 quality power supply and other necessary supports Padhi said he would personally ensure that the Chinese businessmen do not face any difficulties while investing in the state.

"Give me a call or send a WhatsApp message when any investor faces any difficulty or delay in the transactions of official matters," Balkrishanan told the delegation.

The delegation assured the state government that it would soon return to Odisha with investment proposals, official sources said.

The major industries and groups joined the delegation included  representatives from Comdaq Industries, JK Import and Export, Sindoz, Total Freight Solutions, China-India Trade and Investment Platform and M-Day group.

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