Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday approved five industrial projects to the tune of Rs 1851.96 crore in the metal and metal downstream and cement sectors.
The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) headed by Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy accorded in-principle approval to the five industrial projects.
These investments are further expected to render 1,624 employment opportunities in the state, said an official.
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