BHUBANEWSWAR: Visiting the Make in Odisha Conclave being organised by the State Government, Chairman of Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) Naveen Jindal, one of the largest investors in the Odisha, appreciated the State Government’s initiative for making Odisha an investment-friendly destination.
“We have fulfilled the dreams of Shri Biju Patnaik Ji and Shri OP Jindal ji by setting up a mega steel plant at Angul and are continuing to invest in it. We have received very good support from the Government and people of Odisha,” he said.
Odisha has excellent investment potential and the Make in Odisha initiative under the leadership of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will further enhance the investment environment of the State, Jindal added.
“JSPL has invested about Rs. 35000 Crore rupees in Odisha and has created employment for about 30000 people. At Angul, it has already set up 2 MTPA Steel Plant and more investments are in process to complete the 6 MTPA steel plant. We are already making in Odisha”, informed Jindal.
The Coal Gasification Technology adopted by the JSPL can be used in making several products which will help in creating more downstream industries. More than 50000 jobs can be created by developing Ancillary Industries of JSPL’s Plant at Angul, he added.
JSPL is now focusing on Construction Division and has commissioned World’s largest Rebar Mill at Angul. “We wish whoever builds house in Odisha should chose to use Jindal Panther TMT Rebar,” he said. The Construction Division has solutions which can reduce the time of building by almost half and make stronger buildings and roads etc. JSPL in Barbil has set up the largest Pelletisation Complex of 9 MPTA in Barbil.
JSPL’s stall in the Make in Odisha Conclave has attracted thousands of visitors who are in policy making, legislations, Administration, Academia , Research and business.