Our eastern state of Odisha has everything from ancient temples, to craft, amazing surfing festival, and even splendid business opportunities. And now World bank has rated it as one of the most business-friendly destination in India.

To achieve its Vision 2025 the  state has aimed to draw investments worth Rs 2.5 Lakh Crore, primarily in its five thrust sectors with an employment potential of three million. Continuing with the aim to promote the opportunities in the state Make in Odisha Conclave was held in December 2016 with its focus on IT & electronics manufacturing, downstream & ancillary, food processing, petroleum, chemicals & petrochemicals and textiles & apparel.

Among the 19 major investors who showcased interest, Hindustan Coca-Cola also promised an investment to expand its non-alcoholic plant, by adding the state-of-the-art PET Juice Line, at Food Park in Khurda, which would reach out to 13 states. This upcoming project seeks to create employment for 348 people, which will contribute to the larger goals of the state. This is not the first time they’ve invested in Khorda. They also got an approval in July 2016 to invest Rs. 500 Crore in a plant they’ve owned since the year 2000. 

With Bhubaneshwar being ranked as the most business-friendly destination, the growth prospects for the state are abundant, making it the land of opportunities for many more businesses to come. Odisha is truly on its way to be one of the states that has it all.