Hemant Sharma Principal Secretary Industries said that State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) on Friday approved six investment proposals worth Rs 493.62 crores, generating employment opportunities for over 1317 people in the State.
The Authority chaired by Chief Secretary SC Mohapatra gave a nod to Jatia Steel Ltd to set up a 2,50,000 MT TMT Rebar and 2,50,000 MT Wire rod mill in Kalinga Nagar, Jajpur district, with an investment of Rs 125 crore, which will generate employment opportunities for over 150 people.
The committee has approved another downstream steel unit project proposed by the Sarangi Metal Works International Private Limited to be set up at Kalinga Nagar with an investment of Rs 65.37 crore. This project will generate employment opportunities for 568 people.
That apart, the panel gave a nod to set up a 100 KLPD Ethanol Plant along with 2.5 MW Co generations power plant by JRS Ventures Pvt Ltd at Sonepur against an investment of Rs 121 crore. This project is likely to generate employment opportunities for 114 people.
The proposal of SNM Hotels and Resorts Private Limited to set up a hotel and resort facility in Somolo Island of Ganjam district was also approved by the SLSWCA. The company has proposed to invest Rs 80.25 crore and provide employment opportunities for 185 people.
Similarly, the Government has given approval to Danieli Corus Refractory Solutions Pvt Ltd to set up a carbon/graphite block cutting and machining facility with a capacity of 1500 MT per annum in Khordha district, at an investment of Rs 51 crore. This unit will provide employment for 150 people.
The panel also approved the proposal of Ashirvad Pipes Private Limited for setting up an 18,000 MTPA capacity HDPE and PVC Pipes manufacturing unit in Tangi, Cuttack. The company has promised to invest Rs 51 crore on this project, which will provide jobs for 150 people.
The State Government’s primary focus has been on the employment-intensive sectors like metal downstream, food processing, tourism, and plastic industries which employ thousands of employees in a single unit. Considering the huge skill force in this domain, such industries create massive employment in the state, said Industries Principal Secretary, Hemant Sharma.