Odisha Industries minister asks youth to invest in MSME sector
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (KNN) Odisha Industries Dibya Shankar Mishra has urged the youths in the state to take advantage of the present industrial environment in Odisha and invest in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector.
Speaking at a webinar on ‘Ease of doing business in MSME in Odisha’ organised by Odisha Corporate Foundation (OCF), on Sunday, the Minister said, “it is high time we strengthened the economy of our state by engaging over 10 lakh youths and thousands of skilled as well as semi skilled labourers in MSME sector, who have had returned to Odisha due to the present COVID-19 pandemic.”
He also said that industries as well as MSME generate livelihood opportunities. However, the MSMEs create better as well as the maximum opportunities for economic prosperity.
Mishra further asserted that industries are now keen on investing in Odisha due to its rich natural resources, legacy of commerce and available modern infrastructure.
''Amid global turmoil, it is an encouraging sign that Odisha could grab an investment of Rs 1,700 crore,” Mishra added.