Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today released a Vision Report – “Economic Possibilities for Odisha Towards a One Trillion Dollar Economy” at the State Secretariat here.
It has been jointly prepared by JSW Group and PwC India.
Releasing the report, the Chief Minister said that Odisha, having huge natural resources, is on its way to achieve this objective through its investment friendly policies, infra connectivity and skilled manpower.
Odisha will take a central role in driving the national growth as a manufacturing hub. The global economy has grown over three times in the past three decades, and it is projected that it could grow more than double in size by 2050, a press note stated.
It also stated that the potential of mineral based industries in Odisha along with other sectors like agriculture, food processing, creative industries, MSMEs, women entrepreneurship will play an important role in making Odisha a One Trillion Dollar Economy.
Speaking on the occasion, JSW Chairman Sajjan Jindal emphasised upon the role of regional economies in making India a Ten Trillion Dollar Economy.
He described Odisha as the hidden gem of India.
The Vision Report emphasises on the unique competitive advantages of Odisha over other states and its potential to become the export hub for metal products across the world.
PwC India Partner Ranen Banerjee presented the key findings of the study before the Chief Minister.
Senior officials of State Government along with officials of both JSW Group and PwC India attended the report release ceremony.