By Our Correspondent
BHUBANESWAR: As many as 8 investment proposals worth Rs.1,609.49 crore has been cleared in the 89thState Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) meeting held on Thursday.
Hemant Sharma, Principal Secretary, Industries said proposals will create employment opportunities for 1450 people. The projects were approved in food processing, chemicals, plastics, tourism, steel downstream and Infrastructure.
In a big boost to the State’s metal downstream sector, proposal of Thriveni Earthmovers has been approved for setting up 30 MTPA underground Slurry Pipe Line, with a total investment of Rs. 948.90 crores, which will create employment opportunities for 217 people.
The SLSWCA approved the proposal of Tata Global Beverages, to set up the Tea Blending & Packaging facility with annual capacity of 36,000 Metric Ton, with a total investment of Rs. 83.53croreproviding employment to about 294 people.
Another proposal of Runaya Met Source LLP for Coal Tar Pitch (CTP) distillation unit of total 0.2 MMTPA capacity, with additional investment of Rs.211crores and employing around additional 212people, has been approved.
In addition another proposal o Astral Polytechnik (Unit II) for setting up HDPE and Thermoplastic pipes manufacturing unit of capacity 5,000 MT for additional investment of Rs. 60.06Crores has also been approved by the SLSWCA. It will provide an additional employment to around 150 people.
In the Tourism sector, project by Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels for expansion of its 5 star hotel with an investment of Rs. 150 Crores, has been approved which will provide employment for 150 people and another proposal by Kamat Hotels (India) for expansion of its 5 star hotel, with an investment of Rs. 51 crore has also been approved and it will provide an additional employment to around 160 people.
The SLSWCA has also been approved the proposal of CDET Explosives industries,for setting up a manufacturing facility for cartridge explosives, bulk emulsion explosives, detonating fuse and caste boosters of capacity 45,300.00 MT per annum, with an investment of Rs. 55 crore and it will provide an additional employment opportunities for 177 people.
Another proposal of Apeejay Logistics Park has been approved to set up an expansion of existing Logistics Park at Kalinga Nagar, with an investment of Rs. 50 crore, which will create employment opportunities for 90 people.