Bhubaneswar: The stage is set for the much awaited three day ‘Make in Odisha Conclave’ which will begin from today(Wednesday), with the state government expecting to attract large investments in various sectors.
With more than 300 companies expected to take part, the conclave aims at achieving Odisha’s goal of making the state a manufacturing hub of the East and most preferred investment destination in India.
Industry Minister Debi Prasad Mishra said the conclave will focus on smart city, chemicals, petrochemicals and plastics, tourism, textiles and apparel, food processing, skill development, electronics manufacturing and IT and defence manufacturing.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and top industrialists of the country including Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla, Adani Group chief Gautam Adani, Larsen & Toubro Chairman A. M. Naik, Videocon Ltd Chairman Venugopal Dhoot and representatives from other industries will participate in the conclave.
The conclave in association with the Union government’s Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and with CII as the industry partner will conclude on December 2.