Government of Odisha approves industrial projects of IOCL, HPCL and 5 others worth INR 2083.88 Crore

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Bhubaneswar : The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) meeting held today under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary of Odisha, Suresh Chandra Mahapatra approved 7 industrial projects including 3 grain-based Ethanol plants to the tune of INR 2083.88 crore. The other approved projects in this meeting belong to the Renewable Energy, Logistic and Tourism sectors. These industrial projects are further expected to create employment opportunities for 2,144 persons in the state.

The seven projects for which in-principle approval was accorded by SLSWCA include a 500 KLPD grain-based Ethanol Plant and 8MW Co-gen Power Plant by Indian Oil Corporation Ltd with an investment of Rs. 870 crore to be set up in Balgopalpur Industrial Estate, Balasore. This will generate potential employment opportunities for over 194 persons. Another 500 KLPD grain-based Ethanol Plant (in two phases) by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited with an investment of Rs. 500 crore would be set up in Umerkote of Nabarangpur district generating potential employment opportunities for over 240 persons.

A 100 KLPD grain-based ethanol plant along with Compressed Biogas(CBG) plant of 12 TPD capacity and 2.20 MW Co-gen power plant by Newalt Energy Private Limited with an investment of INR 125 crore to be set up at Nuakheta, Bantala, in Angul district has also been approved in today’s meeting. This will generate potential employment opportunities for over 650 persons.

A Multi-Modal Logistics Park by International Cargo Terminals and Infrastructure Private Limited with an investment of INR 150 crore tobe set up at Kujang in Jagatsinghpur disrict has also got approval. Similarly, an 18.75 MW Solar Power Plant by Aditya Birla Renewables Limited with an investment of INR 89.44 crore to be set up at Saintala in Balangir distriuct has been approved in today’s meeting. This will generate potential employment opportunities for over 28 persons.

The SLSWCA has also approved two 5-star hotel projects in Bhubaneswar including a 5-star hotel by Atmosphere Core India Private Limited with an investment of INR 184.64 crore in Bhubaneswar and another 5-star hotel by D N Homes Private Limited with an investment of INR 164.80 crore to be set up at Chandaka Industrial Estate.

-Odisha Age