Bhubaneswar: The State Government has a proposal to set up 16 new industrial estates at different cities. This was informed by the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Jogendra Behera in the Assembly on Thursday. He said this in response to a question of Congress MLA Kailash Chandra Kulesika. Minister Behera said that while the Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Idco) has already identified 14 places, the Odisha Small Industries Corporation Ltd (OSIC) has identified the rest two locations.
Apart from this, an aluminum downstream park at Angul, a mega food park at Rayagada, a mega sea food park at Deras and an agro industrial estate at Nabarangpur would be established. This apart, steps are afoot to develop district industrial estates, he said.