June 16, 2014

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA), the premier trade body representing the Indian Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) industry, will assist the Government of Odisha in setting up the first Greenfield Electronic Manufacturing Cluster (EMC) in Infovalley, Bhubaneswar.The cluster will be set up under the Electronic Manufacturing Clusters Scheme of Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Government of India.The proposed Greenfield EMC cluster, to be located at Gaudakasipur village in Jatani tehsil of Khurda district, is expected to house over 100 electronics manufacturing units.The project has an employment potential of 10,000-12,000 jobs, which will be a mix of skilled and semi-skilled personnel.The cost of the project is estimated at Rs.209.64 crores.The aggregate investment in the cluster is projected at Rs.979 crores, which includes investment by individual units in plant, machinery and park infrastructure.According to an IESA release issued on Monday, IESA has engaged IL&FS Clusters for the preparation of Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the proposed EMC Park.According to Vishal Kumar Dev, CMD, IDCO (Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation), the sector holds tremendous potential in the state as per the strategic road map for the ESDM sector submitted by IESA.The state government is committed towards the development of the sector in the State and both IDCO & OCAC (Odisha Computer Application Centre) are lending admirable support for the project, according to the release.

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