Tag: Naveen Patnaik

Jindal Steel announces over Rs 1 trillion investment in Odisha in next 10 years

NEW DELHI: Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) will invest over Rs 1 lakh crore in Odisha to create employment opportunities in the state, its Chairman Naveen Jindal has said. The industrialist said this responding to a meeting chaired by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday in which five major industrial projects worth Rs […]

Indian Oil Corp, IDCO sign MoU for Paradip Plastic Park in Odisha

NEW DELHI: Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) today signed an agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to developParadip Plastic Park. The MoU was signed on a hybrid mode, in the presence of Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan, Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of […]

Odisha attracts Rs 1.25 trillion investment proposals during COVID-19: Naveen Patnaik

NEW DELHI :Odisha has received investment proposals worth over Rs 1.25 lakh crore since February 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic situation, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Friday. Patnaik also urged the young generation to start their own business and industry and generate wealth for themselves and the country. “Industry friendly policies, quick clearances and […]

Odisha announces Rs 92.37 crore financial assistance for Kendu workers

NEW DELHI: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced financial assistance of Rs 92.37 crore for the welfare of kendu leaf pluckers and other workers associated with it. The chief minister made the announcement while reviewing the welfare of the people, mostly tribals, engaged in kendu leaf activities on Monday. Of the total amount, Rs […]

Naveen Patnaik inaugurates Fire Park, AgnishamaSeva portal

BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated a ‘Fire Park’ and launched a dynamic online portal, ‘AgnishamaSeva’ of Odisha Fire Service. The ‘Fire Park’ is a novel initiative to bring awareness on fire safety measures, an official said. The park is located inside the premises of Odisha Fire and Disaster Academy in Bhubaneswar and […]

Odisha announces Rs 289.42 crore as Covid-19 assistance to MSMEs

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved a package of Rs 289.42 crore for the benefit of MSMEs in order to combat the Covid-19 pandemic situation in the state. The package includes a number of assistance measures such as interest subvention, top-up subsidy, reimbursement of state GST and waiver of annual institutional maintenance charges. […]

Odisha Chief Minister emphasises on mineral reforms to ensure uninterrupted ore supply

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday emphasised on further mineral reforms to ensure uninterrupted supply of ore to industries and safeguarding the employment and state revenues. The Chief Minister discussed this with Union Coal and Mines Minister Pralhad Joshi and Union Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and senior officials over video conference. Odisha has […]

Naveen Patnaik writes to Hemant Soren for early completion of Ichha dam

NEW DELHI: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has sought cooperation from his Jharkhand counterpart Hemant Soren for early completion of Ichha Dam project for the benefit of farmers in both states. In a letter released to media on Saturday, Patnaik also urged Soren to ensure storage of water up to full reservoir level (FRL) in […]

Naveen Patnaik says government will look into Vedanta issue

NEW DELHI: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sought to react cautiously to the Union Environment Ministry’s decision to put on hold the controversial Vedanta University project in Orissa, saying his government will look into the matter. “That (the decision) we will look,” he told reporters here when asked to comment on the environment ministry’s […]

Naveen Patnaik inaugurates small hydropower project in Keonjhar

NEW DELHI: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday inaugurated the 24-MW Baitarani Small Hydro Power Project at Singhanali in Odisha’s tribal-dominated Keonjhar district. While inaugurating the project through video conferencing, Patnaik said the hydropower project is a milestone in the green and renewable energy sector. Small green energy projects will help Odisha tackle the […]

Naveen Patnaik launches 12 projects worth Rs 8,796 crore in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched 12 industrial projects, including eight Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and four large units in sectors ranging from health care, renewable energy, steel, IT, cement manufacturing to food processing. These industrial units with a combined investment of Rs 8,796.61 crore will generate employment opportunities for […]

Be large-hearted, give credit to central schemes instead of hijacking them: JP Nadda tells Naveen Patnaik

BHUBANESWAR: BJP President J P Nadda on Saturday said Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik should be “large-hearted” to give credit to the Centre for its welfare schemes, which were being “hijacked” by the BJD government in the state. Nadda said he has received reports of the state government inserting its logo on central schemes like […]

JSW plans to invest Rs 1 lakh crore in Odisha in 10 years

NEW DELHI: JSW Chairman Sajjan Jindal on Monday said that the company plans to invest over Rs one lakh crore in Odisha in the next 10 years. He said that the integrated steel plant project of JSW with a capacity of 13.2 MTPA at Jatadhar in Jagatsinghpur district will come up soon. Jindal held a […]

Odisha launches 27 projects worth Rs 8,939 crore

NEW DELHI: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday launched 27 industrial projects, involving a total investment of around Rs 8,939 crore. The projects are expected to create employement opportunities for about 12,142 people. Patnaik inaugurated five projects and performed groundbreaking of 22 other units across different sectors through a video conference from Kharvel Bhawan […]

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