Mumbai: As the first schedule for the State Government’s ambitious ‘Make In Odisha’ venture, Chief Minister (CM) Naveen Patnaik begun the one-to-one meeting with industrialists and investors and urged them to make investments in the State at Mumbai-based Taj Mahal Palace Hotel.
On his two-day special tour, Patnaik requested the investors to invest in Odisha in different sectors. The CM is in the commercial capital of India since Tuesday.
While the Make in Odisha Road Show began at 11:30 am, the second phase of the one-to-one meeting on the day has been slated to resume from 3pm. During the event, the chief minister will inform the gathering about sops being offered to investors, said sources.
Delighted to be in Mumbai for Odisha Investors’ Meet & present Odisha’s unprecedented growth story, from deep-water ports to skilled human capital, from vibrant startup ecosystem to excellence in public service delivery. #MakeInOdisha #OdishaOnTheMove
Full text of my address: pic.twitter.com/zyRiaqhukp
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) August 8, 2018
Information pertaining to the 1.25 lakh land bank in the State will also be highlighted to the prospective and existing investors at Mumbai.
As many as 72 companies were given single window clearance by the State government last year. A total of 124 companies had envisaged interest to invest in the State during the conclave last year.
Look forward to meeting industry captains & investors at #MakeInOdisha roadshow in Mumbai, a precursor to upcoming #MIO2018 Conclave in Bhubaneswar. For an investor today seeking ease of doing business, swift facilitation & business-friendly environment, Odisha is the place to be pic.twitter.com/4WPXl5rmQN
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) August 7, 2018
The Chief Minister would wind up his two-day Mumbai tour today in the late afternoon and would be back to Odisha tonight.