Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday accorded in-principle approval to three projects with an investment of Rs.420.35 crore.
The state level single window clearance authority (SLSWCA) held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Aditya Parsad Padhi approved the proposals of Grid Construction Ltd, SOM Distilleries and Breweries Odisha Pvt Ltd and Bharat Petroleum Corporation.
Grid Construction Ltd. has proposed to set up aluminium conductors manufacturing unit with an investment of Rs.127.35 crore in the aluminium park at Angul. This unit would provide direct employment to 50 people, said Kalyan Mohanty, general manager of Industrial Promotion and Investment Corporation of Orissa Limited (IPICOL).
SOM Distilleries and Breweries Odisha Pvt Ltd. proposed to set up 10 lakh hectoliters capacity brewing industry and 10.8 lakh hectoliters per annum capacity bottling plant near Khordha with a total investment of Rs.193 crore, while the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd proposed to set up a LPG bottling plant at Bolangir with a total investment of Rs.100 crore, said Mohanty.
These two plants are expected to create 493 direct and indirect employment opportunities.
Padhi advised IPICOL and state level technical committee to promote more employment intensive and downstream industries in the state.