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Naveen Patnaik dedicates 15 industrial projects

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to boost industrial production in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today dedicated as many as 15 industrial projects across the state at an estimated cost of Rs 11.690 crore through video conferencing from the State Secretariat here on Thursday.

The projects include Falcon Marine Exports Ltd,  Paradeep Phosphates Limited, Ramco Cements Limited, JSW Cement Plant, Ekami Cement Limited ; Multiple Human Vaccine Production Plant, Odisha Transformers (P) Ltd (OTPL), etc.

On the occasion, Naveen said, 'As I dedicate 15 industrial projects to our people today, I would like to reiterate my Government's Commitment towards industrial development in the state.'

'To achieve the 'Vision 2025' of attracting 2.5 lakh crore rupees of new investments and generating 30 lakh jobs for our citizens in the focus sector of the Government, all the departments would have to work together towards timely grounding of the projects,' he added.

The Chief Minister also launched the unique Government of Odisha Single Window Investor Facilitation and Tracking portal 'Go Swift' today. He also announced that 'Make in Odisha Conclave 2018' shall be organised at the state capital on November 11-15, 2018.

Industries Minister Niranjan Pujari, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.

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