Bhubaneswar: A two-day Industry care meeting with Jagatsinghpur based industries was held in Paradip.
The meeting which concluded today was chaired by Principal Advisor to Chief Minister Asit Kumar Tripathy, said an official press release.
Many senior officials from the Industries and MSME departments of the State government were on a two-day visit to Paradip, one of the busiest logistic and industrial hubs of the country to formally engage with the industrial units and to address their issues on a high priority basis.
During the first day of the visit, the team visited existing and upcoming industrial parks of the region such as IDCO land at Siju, Paradip Plastic Park and PCPR and inspected the recent developments. The team also met the senior officials of the Paradip port Trust and IOCL as a part of the Industry aftercare initiative.
On the second day, the team led by Tripathy met more than 44 large-scale and MSME industries of the region including JSW Utkal Steel, ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India, Adani Wilmar, IFFCO, Essar Minmet and Container Corporation of India among many others.
During the meeting, a detailed discussion was held on the issues related to land, power, logistics and policy with the participated industries.
These issues will be now vigorously monitored by the Department of Industries.
The team also discussed with district-level officers from various departments such as Agriculture, Fisheries and Mission Shakti and asked them to help the local entrepreneurs in scaling up the projects and increase their incomes.
Senior officials from the department of MSME including Satyabrata Sahu, Principal Secretary, MSME Department and Md Sadique Alam, Director of Industries interacted with the industries in a session held on MSME.
These initiatives provide a unique opportunity for MSMEs to directly interact with the senior officials of the Government of Odisha and on-site resolutions helping them solve their long-pending issues and concerns.