Odisha to formulate policy for industrial units affected by Covid
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government will soon formulate a special policy for the industrial units affected by Covid pandemic, 5T Secretary V K Pandian said on Tuesday.
Pandian, who visited Khurda Industrial area, Food Park, IID Khurda and Jaymangal Industrial area on the direction of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, interacted with the industrialists, employees and locals to know their problems.
After the discussion, Pandian said several industrial units were affected by the Covid pandemic and the Government will formulate a special policy for them soon. Pandian advised the Industries department and the District Collector to resolve the problems of the industrial units within three months.
At the meeting, a decision was taken to construct hostels in each industrial estate to accommodate 2,000-3,000 workers. Stress was given on the appointment of the local people.
Interacting with the Engineering and Management graduates who have lost their jobs during the Covid, the 5T Secretary assured them that the Government would extend full support to them to set up their own units.