Odisha having rich natural resources is on its way to become a one trillion Dollar economy through its investment friendly policies, infra connectivity and skilled manpower, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said in Bhubaneswar today.
Releasing the Vision Report ‘’ Economic Possibilities for Odisha- towards a one trillion Dollar economy’’, jointly prepared by JSW group and PWC India, Patnaik said Odisha will take a central role in driving the national growth as a manufacturing hub.
He said the global economy has grown over three times in the past three decades and it is projected that it could grow more than double in size by 2050.
The potential of mineral based industries in Odisha along with other sectors like Agriculture, Food processing, creative industries, MSMEs, Women entrepreneurship will play an important role in making Odisha a one trillion Dollar economy, the Chief Minister said.
Speaking on the occasion JSW Group Chairman Sajjan Jindal emphasized the role of regional economies in making India a ten trillion Dollar economy. He described Odisha as a hidden gem of India.
The vision report emphasized on the unique competitive advantage of Odisha over other states and its potential to become the export hub for metal products across the world.