Welcoming a galaxy of potential investors at Odisha Investors’ Meet in Bengaluru today, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik gave a clarion call to the captains of industry saying, “Come, Invest in Odisha and be our partner in ushering in a new Industrial Age in Odisha.”
Emphasising the commitment of the State, the Chief Minister said that Odisha is committed to provide an ecosystem for job linked industrial growth. If any state is providing X incentive for promotion of business opportunities, we will provide X plus. Our Government walks the talk, he added.
Over 400 delegates, representing various industries from across India participated in the meet.
The Chief Minister sought the participation of industry captains in the Make in Odisha Conclave to be held in Bhubaneswar from 30th November to 4th December 2022.
Expressing pleasure over the meet, Patnaik thanked the industrialists by saying, “Thanks to your innovative and inspiring work, India has emerged as a major force in the world of technology and manufacturing.”
The Chief Minister further added, “I have come to invite you all to Odisha and be part of our transformative journey. Odisha is now progressing fast in every sector. On the strength of our abundant natural resources, skilled human resources and stable governance, Odisha is emerging as a leading destination for industries and investment.”
Patnaik said that most of the top Indian IT companies have established their centres in Bhubaneswar. The government is also providing continuous support to the Startup ecosystem in the city, he added.
Highlighting state’s record on grounding of investment proposals, the Chief Minister said that Odisha is ranked among the top States of India in terms of live manufacturing investments and has been accorded the “Achiever” status in the recently released “Ease of Doing Business” ratings.
Patnaik said that the Make in Odisha Conclave, 2022 is a platform for our state to showcase our growth story and present what we have to offer to investors across the globe. It is a platform for industry captains and thought-leaders to talk about the future outlook of various industrial sectors, he added.