Bhubaneswar: The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) headed by the Chief Secretary AP Padhi today cleared five projects worth Rs 864 crore.
These include a proposal of Vijaynagar Bio-tech Private Limited for setting up of a 50,000 tonnes per annum maize processing unit at Papadahandi in Nabarangapur district.
The maize processing project would be set up with an investment of Rs 59 crore and has potential to generate jobs for 400 people directly and indirectly.
The SLSWCA also approved two more projects that would come up in Khurda and Sonepur districts. Kedar Investment and Trading Co Private Limited, a unit of Liberty Group Company and one of the largest seafood exporters would set up 10,000 tonne per annum seafood processing unit at the proposed food park at Deras in Khurda district. It would invest Rs 55 crore for the project and has potential to create jobs for around 1035 people.
Besides, West Coast Paper Mills Limited also got the nod to set up multi-layer double coated paper board manufacturing unit of 1,32,000 tonnes per annum (TPA) capacity and 12 MW captive power plant at Sonepur. This project would require an investment of Rs 750 crore and likely to generate employment for 700 people.