ITC sets up consumer goods manufacturing unit in Odisha, CM inaugurates

The Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik, on Monday inaugurated the ITC’s integrated FMCG manufacturing and logistics facility at Khurda.

After congratulating ITC Director Sanjeev Puri, Patnaik urged him to expand the company’s presence in the state.

He affirmed the state government’s commitment to making Odisha the next industrial hub in the country.

He said the Industrial Policy Resolution (IPR) 2022 aimed at transforming Odisha into a modern and advanced industrial state by offering investors fantastic opportunities for sustainable business growth and promoting the overall socio-economic development of the people.

He said that the food processing sector is one of the priority sectors in IPR 2022 and this facility by ITC marks a significant milestone for Odisha.

The facility is built on an area of ​​35 acres. It is intended for seven product lines, including Aashirvaad atta and Yippee! Noodles, Sunfeast Biscuits and Bingo! Chips.

The opening ceremony was attended by MLA Suresh Kumar Rotrai and Khurda MLA Jyotirindra Nath Mitra, among others.

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First published: May 22, 2023 | 11:18 p.m ist