Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said that Odisha is uniquely poised to contribute to the realisation of the call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for an Atmanirbhar Bharat and five trillion dollar economy.
Addressing the ‘Investment Opportunities in Odisha’ session in the Maritime India Summit 2021, the Minister said, Odisha’s coast along with Paradip will be the gateway of growth of the eastern part of the country.
AIR correspondent reports that Harking back to the rich maritime legacy of Odisha, Mr. Pradhan said, the navigators of the state used to sell across to different parts the globe to bring fortune and glory to the state.
He said, the government’s initiatives in the Petroleum and Steel sectors will provide impetus to the maritime economy of Odisha.
Participating in the virtual meeting, the state Commerce and Transport Minister Padmanav Behera highlighted the state government’s initiatives for port-led economic growth in the state, which enjoys a 480 km long coastline.
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