Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today exhorted the women wing of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry – FICCI FLO to work closely with the Mission Shakti Department to develop strategies for further strengthening the entrepreneurship ecosystem at the grassroots.
“At the same time create opportunities for local women entrepreneurs to reach out to the global markets,” the CM said while addressing the FICCI National Executive Council Meeting at the third edition of Make In Odisha Conclave here.
Naveen thanked FICCI and all its members for their support towards the Make in Odisha Conclave’22.
“We have a strong partnership with FICCI and hope we build on the success of this conclave and continue to work together in near future towards bringing in investment and prosperity to Odisha,” he said.
“It’s heartening to see a vibrant women entrepreneurship initiative in FICCI FLO, especially the engagement with Mission Shakti. Through Mission Shakti, our goal is to empower the women of our state to be model entrepreneurs and leaders,” the CM added.
Odisha is fast emerging as a fulcrum of trade, commerce and industrialization in Eastern India and the Bay of Bengal region. “I would request FICCI to promote Odisha as a destination of choice for the investor community through all your channels,” the Odisha CM concluded.