Odisha Channel Bureau
BHUBANESWAR: With confirmed participation of about 100 companies, the Naveen Patnaik Government is hopeful of attracting huge investments during the three-day Make in Odisha Conclave here from November 30 to December 2. The Make in Odisha conclave is being organised in collaboration with Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Government of India and CII as industry partner.Preparations for the mega event are in full swing in Bhubaneswar to make it a success.
The objective of the conclave is to showcase the manufacturing ecosystem of the State to investors, highlight investment opportunities across focus sectors of the State and elicit investment intentions from the companies.The event is expected to see participation from key companies from across the country represented by their top officials.
One of the key elements of the conclave is organisation of 8 sectoral sessions on identified focus sectors of the State including Smart City, Chemicals, Petrochemicals and Plastics, Tourism, Textiles & Apparel, Food Processing, Skill Development, Electronics manufacturing & IT and Defence Manufacturing. Ahead of the conclave, the Odisha government on Tuesday rolled out eight new policies to attract investments and generate employment in the next five years.
“We will have a series of policies in hands before the ensuing Make in Odisha conclave.The investors will get opportunities to know what benefits are in store for them,” said Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi.The policies entailed handloom, apparel, food processing, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, renewable energy, MSME development and tourism.Of the eight policies, four were completely new while four others have been modified.The renewable energy policy, biotechnology policy, pharmaceutical policy and apparel policy are fresh ones aimed at triggering create maximum employment.The conclave, with the slogan “In the land of Sun temple, Opportunities shine bright’, has received overwhelming response from the investor community and investors from across sectors have registered for participation in the conclave.Further details regarding the conclave and registration details for participation are available on www.investodisha.orgABOUT THE EVENTThe Government of Odisha in collaboration with Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Government of India is organizing the Make in Odisha Conclave at Bhubaneswar during November 30 and December 02, 2016.The Conclave will showcase the policy & regulatory environment, investment opportunities across focus sectors and the manufacturing prowess of the State.________________________________________WHO SHOULD ATTEND• Policy makers• Heads of foreign missions• CEOs of domestic and multinational companies• Chambers of Commerce• Industry Associations• Entrepreneurs• Academicians________________________________________ATTRACTIONS OF THE CONCLAVENetworking• One-to-one meetings with Policy Makers• B2B meetings among industries and entrepreneurs• One-to-one meetings with Senior Government functionaries on Business proposalsExhibition• Live product and technology demonstrations by Indian and International Companies• Success stories of investors in OdishaBenefits to Participants• Know the business ecosystem in the State• Learn about ready-to-invest projects• Networking with Government Officials and Industries