Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha, Shri Naveen Patnaik, today announced the success of the second edition of Make in Odisha Conclave 2018 (MIO 2018)’, held in Bhubaneswar. MIO 2018 Conclave organized witnessed an overall investment intent of INR 4,19,574 crore across 15 diversified sectors which shall create 5,91,000 additional jobs. The Conclave saw tremendous response with 5,074 industry captains and delegates from India and abroad participating in the event. 31,806 people have already visited the largest-ever industrial expo set up by the State. Japan is the Partner Country for the Conclave.
The Conclave will further the vision of the state to broad base the industrial growth with a slew of investment proposals in sectors such as Chemicals and Fertilizers, Petrochemicals, Food Processing, Healthcare, Tourism, Renewable Energy and Electronics which will create new employment opportunities for the skilled youth of the state.
Addressing the Conclave Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha, Shri Naveen Patnaik said, ‘The 2nd Edition of MIO Conclave 2018 has been a defining moment in the history of industrialization of Odisha. I would like to thank the industry for joining us and reposing their trust in the State and her people. I am confident that the policy ecosystem and the investment opportunities showcased in the Conclave, and the deliberations held at the various sessions would help the State emerge as the most preferred investment destinations in the country’.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sanjeev Chopra, Principal Secretary, Industries Department, Govt. of Odisha said, “The response to the Conclave has been overwhelming. The focus of the Conclave was not just to propel the industrial development further but also to provide a platform for the stakeholders to engage with the State Government to deliberate on the next phase of overall socio-economic growth of the State. We are extremely happy to have received some of the most prominent thought leaders for the event”.
The theme of the Conclave was ‘I am Odisha’ with an intention to convey the achievements and successes of the State and her people to the global community. The top three stories received under the campaign were given ‘Pride of Odisha’ awards at the hands of the Chief Minister during the valedictory session.
The Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik also announced that next edition of the ‘Make in Odisha Conclave’ will be held during Nov 30 – Dec 04, 2020.