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ITC sets up Integrated Consumer Goods Manufacturing & Logistics Facility at Khordha

Bhubaneshwar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the ITC’s state-of-the-art Integrated Consumer Goods Manufacturing and Logistics (ICML) Facility at Khordha on Monday.

Congratulating ITC’s chairman Sanjeev Puri, Patnaik urged him to expand ITC’s footprint within the state.

Patnaik reiterated the commitment of the Government of Odisha towards making Odisha the next Industrial Hub in the country.

The state government recently came up with the Industrial Policy Resolution 2022 which aims to transform Odisha into a modern and advanced industrial state by offering the investors outstanding opportunities for sustainable business growth and to foster holistic socio-economic development of the people.

The food processing sector is one of the priority sectors in the IPR 2022 and this facility by ITC, one of the country’s prominent conglomerates marks a significant milestone for this sector in Odisha.

Spread in an area of 35 acres, this is the first integrated Consumer Goods Manufacturing and Logistics facility in Odisha. The facility is strategically planned to accommodate a total of seven production lines, dedicated to producing ITC’s world-class foods brands including Aashirvaad atta, Yippee! Noodles, Sunfeast biscuits, Bingo! chips and among others, in phases.

The future-ready unit is powered by sophisticated equipment having integrated data analytics and cutting-edge digital infrastructure. The Khordha facility will employ over 55 percent women at an overall factory level.

The company will also continue to support local entrepreneurship through multiple co-manufacturing units for its FMCG products.

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