Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government Single Window Clearance Committee Authority (SWCCA), met under the chairmanship of chief secretary PK Jena, Saturday cleared 19 industrial investment proposals worth Rs 3,663 crore. The projects on implementation would employ 13,663 persons.
The EPIC Group, an apparel manufacturer based in Hong Kong renowned for serving some of the world’s leading brands, is poised to bolster foreign direct investment (FDI) in Odisha. Trimetro Garments India Pvt. Ltd. a subsidiary of the EPIC Group, is planning to invest INR 376.85 Crores in the establishment of its apparel manufacturing facility, consequently generating employment for 7,050 individuals in Khordha.
Time Technoplast Limited and Oricon Enterprise Limited are set to enhance the plastic sector with their manufacturing units in Khordha, with investments of INR 57.00 Crores and INR 90.00 Crores respectively.
The steel sector has experienced significant growth due to investments from several companies, including Nezone Steel Utkal LLP, Advance Steel Tubes Limited, Nirmal Steels Private Limited, Rungta Mines Limited, Ferro Tech India Private Limited, and Super Sonic Logistics Private Limited. Collectively, these companies have invested over INR 2,000 Crores in regions such as Kalinganagar, Dhenkanal, and Sundergarh. Notably, Nezone Steel Utkal LLP is expanding its manufacturing capacity with the establishment of their second unit.
In the renewable energy sector, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), and Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited (OPGCL) are launching solar power plants with investments of INR 297.61 Crores and INR 215.00 Crores respectively.
The Agro and Food Processing sectors are poised to benefit from its homegrown companies, such as Pragati Milk Products Pvt. Ltd.’s ice-cream and baked product manufacturing plant in Chandanpur and Coastal Biotech Private Limited’s modern rice mill in Paralakhemundi,
Infrastructure development gets a boost with projects like Koli Commercial LLP and Vimla Infrastructure (India) Pvt Ltd, both establishing Private Freight Terminals under the Gati Shakti Multi-Modal Terminal scheme.
Krupalu Kunja is setting up a Compressed Bio Gas and fermented organic manure plant in Jajpurwith annual capacity 46,000 MT with an investment of INR 73.25 crores and an employment potential of 138.
Odisha’s tourism sector is set to shine brighter with Mayfair Hotels & Resorts Ltd’s Convention Centre in Paradeep, Jagatsinghpur, which is expanding its capacity by 20 rooms.
These projects, spanning diverse sectors from apparel to renewable energy, underscore Odisha’s multifaceted growth strategy. As these ventures inch closer to realization, Odisha continues its ascent as a beacon of industrial growth and innovation.
The project details are as follows which received approval from the committee:
S.No -Project Name- Project Description -Project Cost
(Rs in Cr) -Employment (Potential) -Sector -Location
1 Trimetro Garments India Pvt. Ltd. (EPIC Group Company) Apparel manufacturing facility 376.85 7,050 Apparel & Textiles Khurdha
2 Time Technoplast Limited Manufacturing unit of Extrusion Articles PipesFilms Comp Cylinders, Injection moulded Crates pails Pallets & Blow Molded Drum IBC Containers with annual capacity of 6,500 MT 57.00 325 Plastic Khurdha
3 Oricon Enterprise Limited Manufacturing unit of Pet Preform & Plastic Closure with annual capacity of 18,000 MT 90.00 214 Plastic Khurdha Industrial Estate
4 Nezone Steel Utkal LLP 60,000 MT CR Precision Pipes and 1,50,000 MT Black and HRPO (Hot rolled pickled and oiled steel) 275.00 265 Steel (Downstream) Kalinga Nagar, Jajpur
5 Advance Steel Tubes Limited 100,000 MT steel pipes manufacturing unit 51.00 160 Steel (Downstream) Kalinga Nagar, Jajpur
6 Nirmal Steels Private Limited a 4,80,000 MT hot rolled products of steel manufacturing facility 450.08 500 Steel Kalinga Nagar, Jajpur
7 Rungta Mines Ltd Expansion of its Ferro Alloy plant from 0.055 MTPA to 0.293 MTPA along with 3 MTPA Coal Washery and 150 MW CPP 950.00 1,200 Steel (Ferro Alloys) Dhenkanal
8 Ferro Tech India Private Limited 1,25,000 MT ERW Pipes manufacturing unit 170.00 800 Steel (Downstream) Sundergarh
9 Pragati Milk Products Pvt. Ltd. manufacturing plant for ice-cream & baked products 61.82 1,045 Food, Beverage & Allied Sectors Chandanpur, Tangi-Choudwar, Cuttack
10 Agape Marine Products Private Limited shrimp processing unit with annual capacity of 9360 MT 51.24 350 Food, Beverage & Allied Sectors Seafood Park, Deras, Khordha
11 Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) 50 MW (AC)/ 75 MW (DC) Ground Mounted Solar Power plant (CPP) 297.61 40 Power & Renewable Energy Balangir
12 Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited (OPGCL) 50 MW (AC)/ 61 MW (DC) Ground Mounted Captive Solar Power plant 215.00 120 Power & Renewable Energy Jharsuguda
13 Koli Commercial LLP PFT (Private Freight Terminal) under Gati Shakti Multi Modal Terminal scheme 61.83 255 Infrastructure Sundergarh
14 Vimla Infrastructure (India) Pvt Ltd PFT (Private Freight Terminal) under Gati Shakti Multi Modal Terminal scheme 70.32 380 Infrastructure Sundergarh
15 Nirbhaya Green Product Private Limited Maize processing unit 205.00 300 Agro& Food Processing IDCO Industrial Area near Komna,Nuapada
16 Coastal Biotech Private Limited Modern rice mill (Backward Integration for their ethanol project) 51.12 185 Agro& Food Processing Paralakhemundi, Gajapati
17 Krupalu Kunja Compressed Bio Gas & Fermented organic manure plant with annual capacity 46,000 MT 73.25 138 Chemical/ Renewable Energy Jajpur
18 Mayfair Hotels & Resorts Ltd Convention Centre along with 20 Guest Rooms 51.25 120 Tourism Jagatsinghpur
19 Super Sonic Logistics Private Limited Steel processing unit 105.00 216 Steel Downstream Kalinga Nagar, Jajpur
Total 3,663 13,663