The second version of ‘Make in Odisha’ — a biennial buyers’ conclave starting November 11 — will draw the who’s who of India Inc.
Corporate heavyweights Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla, Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran and Anil Agarwal, chairman of Vedanta Resources have confirmed their presence.
In addition, a contingent of 800 business leaders together with Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani is predicted to attend the summit. Rajnish Kumar, chairman of State Bank of India and Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, chairman and managing director of Bandhan Bank may also participate in the funding summit.
At the inaugural version of Make in Odisha conclave in 2016, the state attracted 124 funding intents valued at Rs 2.03 trillion. Sixty 5 per cent of those initiatives are at varied phases of approval or implementation, bettering the report of different investor pleasant states. “The prime objective of this year’s conclave is not only to get investment but also showcase the Odisha in its entirety, more outside the state and country”, mentioned Sanjeev Chopra, principal secretary, industries division.