Bhubaneswar : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated Make in Odisha Conclave 2018 at Janata Maidan here on Sunday . Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu, senior government officials and delegates from various national and international organizations attended the inagural ceremony.
The inauguration ceremony was followed by an evening of spectacular cultural performances involving 200 artists, 50 technicians and which took 30,000 hours of hard work to bring alive the dreams of Odisha through the mission Make in Odisha.
Inagurating the conclave , Chief Minister said it has come a long way from its humble beginnings since two years back.
“I thank all the industries who established their base in Odisha for contributing to the state’s economy and wish you a sustained growth. Odisha is contributing to the country through its skilled workforce working in Odisha and other states of India. These young men and women are the harbingers of the ‘I am Odisha’ campaign,” said Patnaik.
“I dedicate this conclave to the sons of the soil. I welcome delegates from across the world and invite them to explore the opportunities the state offers and see the growth, which Odisha has achieved since last two years. Odisha is playing a major role in enhancing country’s food security, setting global standards in disaster management, smart cities campaign, reducing poverty among many key initiatives. We welcome you to the new Odisha and be a part of this new transition,” the Chief Minister said.
The exposition included stalls with various interesting aspects from various business domains, which included participation from major organizations like Adani Group, Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail Limited, Britannia Industries Limited, Emami Paper Mills Ltd., Grasim Industries Ltd., Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd., Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Indo Nissin Food Private Ltd., ITC Limited, Jindal Stainless Limited, JSW Group, Parle Agro Pvt. Limited, Reliance Jio Infocom Ltd., Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Steel Ltd., Ultratech Cement, Vedanta Limited, among many others.