Benefits Of Investing In Odisha Highlighted At Singapore
India Singapore Business and Innovation Summit, an event organized by the High Commission of India in Singapore, was held at Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore on Monday. In the event, a delegation of Invest Odisha highlighted the benefits of investing in the mineral-rich state. Union Minister of External Affairs Dr S Jayashankar and Minister Foreign Affairs, Singapore Dr Vivian Balalkrishnan were also present at the event.
Part of the Invest Odisha delegation were high-profile dignitaries led by Minister of State for Industries, MSME, Energy and Home Dibya Sankar Mishra, officials from his department, along with industry representatives from Tata group, Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Haldia Petrochemicals.
Mishra gave a talk about investment opportunities in Odisha, explaining the benefits and urging investors in Singapore to tap the potential of the industry-ready state. In the afternoon session Dr Nitin Jawale, Additional Secretary Industries Department enlightened the audience with a presentation on ’10 Reasons to Invest in Odisha’, one which caught the imagination of many officials at the event.
Industry representatives from top corporations operating in Odisha expressed their satisfaction at operating in the state. Arun Mishra and Prashant Mallik of Tata Group briefed the audience on Gopalpur Industrial Park and SEZ and highlighted the support that they’ve received from the Odisha Government. Similarly, Dr Dhananjay Srivastav of IOCL and Subhashendu Chatterjee of Haldia Petrochemicals also had kind words to say about their businesses based out of Odisha.
The delegation is now set to visit the Jurong Petrochemical area and a few start-up incubators in Singapore.