To attract investment in IT, electronics and biotechnology sector, the state government has decided to organize an investors’ meet in Bengaluru on August 26 in line with the Centre’s Make in India week held in Mumbai in February.
By Baishakhi Dutta
Chief minister Naveen Patnaik is likely to attend the investors meet where the state government has invited industry leaders like Tata group chairman Cyrus Mistry, Wipro chairman Azim Premji, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw of Biocon to interact on investment opportunities in Odisha.
After a meeting, industries minister Debi Prasad Mishra said that around 50 interested large and medium industries from sectors like engineering, IT, hardware, aviation, textiles, medical devices, lubricants, aerospace, beverages, telecom, defense, transport and consumer durables will be participating in the meet.
He said the chief minister would interact with some of the top industry captains while officers of different departments would interact with executives of different other companies.
The state government that has unveiled the Industrial Policy Resolution (IPR)-2015 has set a target to attract investment worth Rs 1.73 lakh crore by 2019-20 from different sectors.