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1. What support does Team Odisha provide to investors?

Team Odisha provides the following support to investors:

  • Guide and assist the entrepreneurs to set up industries in the State.
  • One-stop shop for approvals and clearances.
  • Handhold the investors in the implementation and operation of projects.
  • Facilitate incentives to the investors as per the industrial policy

2. Which are the focus sectors of the State?

The focus sectors are:

  • Ancillary & Downstream Industries in Metal Sector.
  • Chemicals, Plastics & Petrochemicals
  • Electronics Manufacturing
  • Food Processing including Sea Food
  • Textiles & Apparel
  • Tourism

3. What are the major incentives given to the focus sectors?

Fiscal Incentives viz. Interest Subsidy, Employment rating based incentives in power, Training Subsidy, Infrastructure grant to Cluster Parks, Reimbursement in VAT, Employment Cost Subsidy, etc.

The specific details of the incentives available to investors are covered in the Industrial Policy (The specific details of the incentives available to investors are covered in the Industrial Policy available on this website)

4. What are the Nodal agencies for Single Window Facilitation?

The Nodal Agencies are:

  • District Industries Centres (DICs) at the District Level (investment upto Rs. 50 crore)
  • IPICOL at the State Level (investment more than Rs. 50 crore)

5. How do the nodal agencies facilitate Single Window Approvals?

Investor Facilitation Cells are set up at the District level and at IPICOL to handhold the investors in obtaining the approvals and clearances. The Facilitation Cells are the first point of contact for a prospective investor.

6. What are the timelines for various approvals?

All approvals relating to services required by industries are given in a time bound manner as stipulated in OIFR 2015 and Odisha Right to Public Services Act 2012. 

7. Are deemed approvals provided?

Yes, deemed approvals are provided on a case-to-case basis if there are undue delays beyond the timelines specified in the OIFR

8. What do you mean by Anchor Tenant?

Anchor Tenant means the first & leading investor in the designated industrial park / estate whose brand value and support potential for backward and / or forward linkages shall stimulate further investment in the sector industrial park.

9. What is an Ancillary Industry?

Ancillary Industry means an Industrial undertaking which is engaged or is proposed to be engaged in manufacturing or production of parts, components, sub-assemblies, tooling or intermediates or rendering of services and the undertaking supplies or renders or proposes to supply or render not less than 50% of its production or services as the case may be, to one or more other industrial undertakings within the State.

10. What is a Downstream Industry?

Downstream Industry means an Industrial undertaking, which is engaged or proposed to be engaged in value addition of the intermediate or final produce or waste product of one or more industrial undertakings within the State utilizing a minimum of 50% by weight as base raw materials.

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