Bhubaneswar, Nov 28 (odisha.in) The State-level Single Window Clearance Committee headed by Chief Secretary Ajit Kumar Tripathy Tuesday cleared the proposal for the first ever Shipyard project in state in private sector to be set up at Dhamra at an estimated cost of Rs.15000 crore..
The coveted project would be set up in joint venture by the Bharati Shipyard and Apeejay Surrendra Group and state government is likely to sign a MoU Orissa clears in December next.
The two Private companies having the expertise on Ship Building and repair submitted their formal proposal to Inustrial Promotion and Investment Corporation Ltd (IPICOL) for scrutiny last month.
As the project proposal was found to be viable, it was further evaluated in the SLSWCC, which cleared it for the final nod of the High Level Clearance Authority headed by Chief Minister before the signing of the MoU, according to sources in Industries Department.
The sources said that the proposed shipyard project would be set up three phases.
Being a labour intensive project, an estimated over 2 thousand persons will be employed directly in the initial stage taking the total direct employment to over seven thousand.
Similarly about 9000 persons are estimated to be employed indirectly in the first phase and may go up to 20000, it said.
The company has also plans to set up an ITI neared to the project site to provide technical training to local youth to enable them to get related jobs in the project.
According to official sources, the SLSWCC has also cleared six other industrial project proposal, which include- Dev Alloys at, Jajpur, Ravi Metalik , Sambalpur, Kaustuv Mining and Smelter at Malkangir,Orissa Mining and Mineral Development Pvt Ltd, at Dhenkanal, S.L.Mining, Joda and ESSAR’s expansion proposal for its proposed Paradeep Steel project.
While, SL Mining would set up a Rs.500 crore project, Kaoustuv Mining would set up a Tin Smelter plant at Malkanngiri at an estimated Rs.96 crore, Dev Alloys wold set up a Rs.145 crore plant.