Bhubaneswar: May 8: State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) of Odisha today approved 11 industrial projects worth Rs. 2840.73 crores which will create employment opportunities for 3721 people of the state. Nine of them were converted from the proposals made by the companies who have participated at Make In Odisha Conclave 2022.
The 11 Industrial Projects related to tourism, renewable energy, chemicals, and plastics, food processing and packaging, textiles and apparel, and aluminum and its downstream industries, shall be implemented in the districts of Bolangir, Ganjam, Jagatsinghpur, Khordha, Mayurbhanj, Rayagada, Sambalpur, and Sundargarh.
RCR Steel Works Private Limited’s proposal, involving an investment of INR 896.98 crores, was approved by the SLSWCA. About 750 people in the state are anticipated to benefit from the steel plant’s proposed location in Jamda, Mayurbhanj.
The committee also approved the expansion plans for Hindalco Industries Limited in Lapanga, Sambalpur, and Utkal Alumina International Ltd. in Rayagada district, which promises a combined investment of almost INR 1000 crores and are anticipated to create employment opportunities for over 500 people in and around these districts.
Besides, the government approved the establishment of a manufacturing unit for 25000 MT Water Treatment Chemicals and 30000 MT Monomer and Polymers by Ion Exchange (India) Ltd in Paradeep, a resort on Somolo Island, Chilika Lake in the Ganjam district by Mahindra Holidays and Resorts India Ltd; textiles and apparel related industries by Indian Stitches Private Limited and food processing industries by Taj SATs Ltd in Khordha.
The projects were approved at the 117th meeting of the SLSWCA chaired by Chief Secretary, Pradeep Kumar Jena, said an official press release.