Bhuabneswar: The Odisha chief minister, Naveen Patnaik, Tuesday announced that the State is going to announce a Model Policy to address the various problems faced by the industries due to prolonged lock down.

He said that the government would soon discuss with Indian Chamber of Indian Indutries (CII) and Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industries about the problems the industries and MSME units in the State in this regard.

Patnaik disclosed that talks with US, Japan and South Korea have been finalized for investment in Odisha.

The chief minister Tuesday reviewed the measures taken to fight against the Coronavirus pandemic in the State in the presence of senior officers. The chief advisor to CMO R.Balakrishnan, chief secretary Asit Tripathy were present.

The meeting stressed on normal operation of industries and other economic activities in Green Zones.

The meeting also discussed about the problems of 2.5 lakh weavers of the State.