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  • Odisha govt seek help of Indian mission heads to promote state as preferred investment destination 10/21/2022

    Oct 21st, 2022

    In an interactive session with Indian Ambassadors to Spain, Dinesh K Patnaik and to Guatemala, Manoj Kumar Mohapatra after their two-day visit to different developmental clusters of the State, Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra said “With the involvement of the heads of Indian Mission in different countries we can increase our presence in the global market. Odisha has been recently holding a number of business summits and road shows across the country and abroad to attract investments in various sectors. It has been successful in attracting investments in the mineral, metallurgy, chemicals, petrochemicals, textiles, apparel, food processing, IT and ITeS sectors. Outlining the objectives of the business summit with the two officers of the Indian Foreign Service who hail from Odisha, Principal Secretary Industry Hemanta Kumar Sharma said the State expected that the Indian Mission in different countries could adequately present Odisha at international business forums. Ambassador Patnaik said, “Our field visits during last two days showed that Odisha is on a futuristic trajectory. As heads of Indian Mission we will extend all help for greater engagements and enhancing exports from Odisha.” The two IFS officers visited the Maniabandh textile cluster in Cuttack district, cashew cluster in Mahisapat and Dokra artisans in Sadeibareni of Dhenkanal district, Sea Food Park at Deras, World Skill Centre at Mancheswar and Kala Bhoomi at Pokhariput.