Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government’s State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) headed by chief secretary PK Jena Friday cleared 8 industrial investment proposals worth Rs.1,397.18 crore. These projects promises employment opportunity for 2860 persons.
Significant investments were made in the plastic, technical textile and Aluminium sector further contributing to Odisha’s manufacturing capabilities. The steel sector, witnessed a surge in approvals, highlighting the region’s rich mineral resources and metallurgical expertise. IT sector emerged as a priority, reflecting Odisha’s commitment to increase IT Solutions.The Agro Industry sectors saw advancements, tapping into the State’s cultivation potential.These sectors spanned across 6 districts indicating a widespread industrial development strategy.
In the plastic sector, Sintex BAPL Limited is committed to invest INR 479.47 Crores in the establishment of manufacturing unit for CPVC, UPVC, SWR, Agri Pipes, PVC fittings and Plastic tanks with annual capacity of 37,520 MT. Consequently,resulting in employment for 1000 individuals in Sambalpur. Also, HIL India is committed to invest INR 250 Crores to setup PVC and CPVC pipes manufacturing units thereby generating employment for 275 people.
Mega Flex Plastics Ltd with its manufacturing unit for Plastic containers, leno bag, PP Woven Bags, PP Woven fabrics & Corrugated box has an annual capacity of 9,600 MT in Khordha. With an investment of INR 62.38 Crores, this venture will not only generate employment opportunities for 382 individuals but also serve as the first-of-its-kind manufacturing facility.
The steel sector has experienced significant growth due to investment from notable companies including Four Sandhu Tubes Private Limitedand KAI Steel Private Limited. Collectively, these two companies have invested near about INR 188.98 Crores in regions such as Jajpur & Sundargarh. Through these investments in downstream sectors the State will generate employment for more than 403 people.
Hindalco Industries Ltd to invest INR 241.05 Crores in the aluminium sector, specifically for the establishment of a White Fused Alumina manufacturing unit in Sambalpur. This significant investment is expected to create job opportunities for 210 individuals.
In the IT Industry, Anuj Autograph Business Park is setting up an IT Park in Khordha with an investment of INR 105.3 Crores and an employment potential of 300.
In the Agro-Industry sector GGL Chalet Pvt. Limited to Invest 70 Crores on the manufacturing unit for Veneer (2,50,00,000 SQM per annum), Ply Board & Particle board (5,00,000 SQM per annum) and Biomass Pellet (10,00,000 MTPA) in Koraput. The combined employment generation potential is around290.
These projects spanning across diverse sectors from Plastic to Agro & Forest products reflects Odisha’s Multifaced growth strategy and steps towards industrial development.
The project details are as follows which received approval from the committee:
Sl No -Project Name -Project Description- Project Cost
(Rs in Cr)- Employment (Potential) -Sector – Location
1 M/s Sintex BAPL Limited Manufacturing unit for CPVC, UPVC& SWR fittings and Plastic tanks with annual capacity of 37,520 MT 479.47 1000 Plastic Sambalpur
2 Mega Flex Plastics Ltd Manufacturing unit for Plastic containers& Corrugated box with annual capacity of 9,600 MT 62.38 382 Plastic Khordha
3 Hindalco Industries Ltd
White Fused Alumina manufacturing unit 241.05
4 Sandhu Tubes Private Limited 3,60,000 MT HR & CR Coil Processing unit and 1,80,000 MT Tube Manufacturing unit 99.54 352 Steel (Downstream) Kalinga Nagar, Dist- Jajpur
5 KAI Steel Private Limited 1,32,000 MT TMT Bar manufacturing unit 89.44 51 Steel (Downstream)
6 Anuj Autograph Business Park IT Park 105.3 300 IT Infrastructure Khurdha
7 HIL India PVC &CPVC pipes 250 275 Plastic Balasore
8 GGL Chalet Pvt. Limited Manufacturing unit for Veneer, Ply Board &Particle board and Biomass Pellet 70 290 Agro& forest product Koraput
Total 1,397.18 2860
Odisha’s strategic vision, coupled