Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has approved two investment proposals worth Rs 563crore in the 90thState Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) meeting, here on Friday. These proposals will create employment opportunities for 1273 people. The projects were approved in plastics, downstream aluminium among others.

The meeting was held under the chairmanship of chief secretary Asit Kumar Tripathy wherein industries principal secretary Hemant Sharma outlined the project proposals for consideration.

The SLSWCA approved the proposal of M/s Glen Industries Pvt. Ltd. to set up plastic food containers & moulded paper products manufacturing unit with annual capacity of 9261 MT, with a total investment of Rs 63crore andproviding employment to about 273 people.

In a big boost to the State’s aluminium downstream sector, the SLSWCA has also approved the proposal of M/s Jindal Aluminium Limited for its proposal to ramp up the capacity of its Aluminium Extrusions plant by adding 75,000 MT / annum facilities with additional investment of Rs 500 crore of capacity and it will provide an additional employment opportunities for 1000 people.