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Published: 20th February 2016 03:12 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th February 2016 03:12 AM   |  A+A-

CM Move on Investment Proposals

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday asked the departments concerned to take steps to facilitate execution of investment proposals from companies given to State Government at the investors’ meet at Mumbai. Naveen reviewed the investment proposals from different companies at a high level meeting at the Secretariat here. Official sources said the investors’ meet organised by State Government at Mumbai on February 14 and 15 attracted investment proposals worth over `70,000 crore. Government officials discussed with 26 companies of which 14 submitted concrete proposals for investment in Odisha. The proposals have come from food processing, hotel, mineral based, information technology, electronics, solar energy and waste material management sectors. Naveen asked officials to take the sanction of Cabinet to facilitate speedy implementation of proposed projects. Chief Secretary AP Padhi, Additional Chief Secretary in the Chief Minister’s Office UN Behera, Development Commissioner R Balakrishnan and senior officials were present. 

Two Youths Held for Robbery

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate of Police on Friday arrested two 25-year-old youths who had allegedly attacked a person at Rajmahal square on February 8 and looted cash and his belongings. The accused were identified as Gaurang Nayak alias Papu of Salia Sahi and Narayan Mohanty alias Naru of Khalasahi at Unit V area. The duo had attacked one Panu Charan Dwari, a resident of Buguda in Ganjam district, and looted `2000 and a mobile phone from him at Rajmahal square.


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