As many as 50 prominent corporate leaders are likely to have direct interaction with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the proposed Invest Odisha meet to be organised by the state government at Bangaluru on August 26, Industries Minister Debi Prasad Mishra said. Around 50 large and medium industries have been enlisted on the basis of their interest for investment in Odisha, Mishra said. The industry leaders are from sectors like engineering, IT, hardware, aviation, telecom, textiles, medical devices, lubricants, aerospace, beverages, defence, transport and consumer durables. A number of events and interactions would be organized on this occasion to attract more investment to the state, the minister said.
“The Chief Minister would meet the top level industry captains. The Ministers and secretaries of departments concerned would also have discussions with the industry parterres,” he said. This apart, Mishra said, functions would also be organised at Bangaluru on the occasion of Biju Patanaik Birth Centenary.