Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday assured the investors that his government would provide an ‘unmatched facilitation support’ and invited them to experience the opportunities.
Addressing an investment roadshow in Mumbai, the Chief Minister invited businessmen to participate in the second Make in Odisha Conclave, which will be held at Bhubaneswar from November 11-15.
The roadshow was organised by the Odisha government in association with its industry partner Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
“The strength of Odisha lies in its vast resource base, long coastline, assured power and water supply, port-driven development, excellent road network and connectivity, a young and skilled workforce and an industry-friendly and result-oriented responsive government,” said Patnaik.
“I am happy to share that Odisha is emerging as the manufacturing hub of eastern India and my government is working tirelessly towards developing the state into a manufacturing hub of South Asia,” he added.
He said that the government has put in place progressive policies and has created state-of-the-art infrastructure and a conducive environment for industrial development.
“We have seen a significant rise in attracting manufacturing projects with more than 118 large projects approved with an employment potential of 1,28,572 in the past four years alone,” said the Chief Minister.