300 industries in Make-In-Odisha meet 

Agriculture, food processing and petroleum industry would be given focus during the three-day meet, he said.

Published: 12th November 2016 01:51 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th November 2016 05:23 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BHUBANESWAR: Over 300 industries from across the country and outside will participate in the Make-In-Odisha conclave scheduled to be organised here from November 30 to December 2.

Chief Secretary AP Padhi, who reviewed the preparations for the conclave at a high level meeting here on Friday, said 280 stalls will be set up for the event to be jointly organised by Odisha Government and Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) of Government of India.

Agriculture, food processing and petroleum industry would be given focus during the three-day meet, he said.

Padhi said new policies for MSME, textile and handloom sectors will be announced soon. Several projects will be showcased at the event to lure investment in different sectors.

The objectives of the conclave are to showcase manufacturing ecosystem in Odisha, highlight investment opportunities and elicit investment intention from the corporate. There will be activities including exhibition, exposure, networking, plenary sessions and sectoral sessions during the conclave.
Official sources said stalls of large companies operating in Odisha in the sectors like steel, aluminium, infrastructure, food processing, IT, textiles, petrochemicals and power will be set up to showcase newly emerging investment opportunities.

The State Government has organised pre-conclave investor reach out events including road shows at Delhi, Kolkata, Pune and Hyderabad. A budget of around `20 crore has been proposed for the conclave.

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