Bhubaneswar: Odisha government Wednesday held Odisha Roadshow in Kolkata scouting investment in textile sector.
“Odisha has taken proactive measures to broad base the industrial ecosystem in the State. Some of these measures include the identification of priority and focus sectors, development of sectoral policies, development of sectoral industrial parks and infrastructure etc. This is the result of the visionary leadership and pro-industry approach of chief minister Naveen Patnaik in enabling Odisha to become a major industrial hub in India”, said Odisha handloom & textile minister Rita Sahu, while addressing the Odisha Roadshow in Kolkata.
The Roadshow is focusing on Textiles and is a lead-up to the third Make in Odisha Conclave which is happening in November – December 2022.
Minister Sahu in her address said that textiles is one such focus sector where Odisha hopes to achieve exponential growth in the coming years. Smt Sahu urged investors to invest in the apparel and textile sector.
Speaking at the Roadshow, State handloom & textile secretary Shubha Sarma, extended an invite to all present to visit Odisha and attend the Make in Odisha Conclave’22. Odisha has always been known for its magnificent handloom industry. The government is now firmly focusing on technical textile, Sharma added.
Textile & handloom director Susanta Kumar Dash invited investors to invest in Odisha’s textile sector. Chairman, West Bengal State Council & Managing Director, Charnock Hospital, Prashant Sharma gave an overview of the Odisha government’s initiatives in industry sector.
The Roadshow was attended by more than 150 delegates, representatives of 15 textile and apparel industries.