Odisha CM Opens Business Eminence Awards Ceremony Virtually
Update: 02 April 2022 19:16 STI
Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) [India]Apr 2 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Chief State Secretary Suresh Kumar Mohapatra inaugurated the Business Eminence Awards Ceremony on Saturday.
On this occasion, he congratulated all the entrepreneurs and industry leaders awarded and wished that the State continue the same momentum during the current financial year.
Speaking virtually on the occasion, Patnaik highlighted the state’s dramatic GDP growth.
“I am happy to say that Odisha recorded a spectacular growth of 10.1% in 2021-2022, which is well above the national GDP of 8.8% during the same period. The industries sector is expected to experience higher growth of 14.5% This is really a good time for our industries,” said CM Patnaik.
He also praised the Dharitri and Orissa Post for organizing the wonderful event which encourages the business community of Odisha.
Highlighting the investments that Odisha State had received, he said, “Over Rs.4.4 lakh crore of investment intention in the last 3 years has been received. “employment for more than 1.5 lakh people. I am sure that Odisha will continue to be the preferred destination for investors around the world,” he concluded.
The Business Eminence Awards were organized to celebrate indigenous entrepreneurship and appreciate the efforts of businessmen in Odisha to create wealth for the state by overcoming all obstacles especially the Covid-pandemic. 19. (ANI)