Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday inaugurated a tea packaging unit of Tata Consumer Products Limited (TCPL) at Gopalpur Industrial Park i
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday inaugurated a tea packaging unit of Tata Consumer Products Limited (TCPL) at Gopalpur Industrial Park in Ganjam through videoconferencing. the 100 cores project took over one and half years to complete and it will create over 900 jobs for local odias.the project will be developed as the largest tea packaging plant in the country. Currently, it has a production capacity of 15 million kilograms of tea. The capacity will be further enhanced to 50 million kilograms. Operated by M/s Amalgamated Plantations Private Limited, an associate of Tata consumers and the second largest tea producer in India
Speaking on this occasion Mr. Pattnaik said “The policy framework and facilitation mechanism of Odisha have been successful in mobilizing investments in diverse sectors such as petrochemicals, food processing, apparel, and garments. The ongoing diversification of the industrial base will boost the employment opportunities in Odisha” Naveen thanked the Tata Group for assisting the state government in mobilizing medical oxygen, PSA, Plants, and critical accessories during the pandemic. Highlighting the stellar performance of the state in setting up industries, Naveen said that Odisha has continued to remain at the forefront of industrial development India.
The state Industries Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra outlined Odisha’s growth in terms of industrial development in the last 20 years. Mishra said that Odisha has a stable platform to industries for a healthy growth in Odisha. Tata Steel managing director TV Narendran said that the steel major has invested over Rs 60,000 crore in Odisha during the last five years. The company has in- vested Rs 500 crore for infrastructure development in Gopalpur Special Economic Zone. Secretary to CM (5T) VK Pandian moderated the programme .