On 20th October 2020, the Government of Odisha selected the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) as its national industry partner for the 3rd edition of the “Make in Odisha” conclave.
Industrial Promotion and Investment Corporation of Odisha Limited(IPICOL) owned by the government of Odisha is the nodal investment promotion and industrial facilitation agency signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with the FICCI for the promotion and investor outreach activities which has to be carried out until the next edition of the “Make in Odisha” conclave.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister (CM) of Odisha and Dibya Shankar Mishra,Minister for Industry and MSME; Sangeeta Reddy president of FICCI and Monica Nayyar Patnaik, Chairperson of Odisha State Council also present during the signing.
About “Make in Odisha” Conclave:
i.The “Make in Odisha” conclave, is the flagship industrial summit of the Government of Odisha which showcases Odisha as an industrial powerhouse and a suitable investment destination in India.
ii.At the wake of COVID-19 the state has decided to resume the investment outreach activities over the virtual platform as webinars and virtual meetings to undertake the physical form activities of Make in Odisha.
Results of Make in Odisha Conclave:
i.The Make in Odisha conclave of 2016 and 2018 has resulted in significant increase in the amount of new investments to the state which aided to create a diversified industrial base in Odisha.
ii.The state had picked up new investments worth Rs. 24,300 crore since February 2020.
The revised date and manner of the 3rd edition of Make in Odisha conclave will be decided by the state government considering the COVID-19 situation and the guidelines of the Central government.
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About Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI):
President– Dr Sangita Reddy
Headquarters– New Delhi
Established in- 1927