Odisha CM to meet investors in Bengaluru

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will meet investors at the ‘Invest Odisha’ meet in Bengaluru on August 26, an official said here on Tuesday.

The Odisha government will hold the investors’ meet in Bengaluru on August 25-26 to attract investments to the state.

Sources said around 50 large and medium industries have been invited to the meet.

Several industry leaders, including Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry, Wipro chairman Azim Premji, and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw of Biocon have been invited to the two-day meet.

The Chief Minister will meet the investors on August 26 and hold discussions with industry leaders, said an official statement from the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO).

The meet is organised jointly by CII, Karnataka and Odisha government.

Besides, the Chief Minister would launch the Start Up policy of the state government at a seminar on ‘Industrial Development and Investment Opportunities in Odisha’.

The master plan of proposed Info-valley project would also be unveiled on the occasion, the statement said.

The state government would sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Wadhawani Foundation for assisting the Odisha administration on vocational and skill development training of youths.

A preparatory meeting under the chairmanship of Naveen Patnaik was held at the state secretariat here on Tuesday.

International sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik would create a sand art at the event. The government would also hold cultural programmes on the same evening to celebrate the birth centenary of legendary leader Biju Patnaik.