Naveen Patnaik Inaugurates Tata Tea Packaging Unit at Gopalpur
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a Tea Packaging Unit of Tata Consumer Products Limited at Gopalpur Industrial Park on Thursday.
The plant has been commissioned in a span of 18 months with an investment of Rs 100 crore and will be developed as the largest tea packaging plant in the country.
The plant will provide employment opportunities to more than 900 persons in the Ganjam district.
One of the modern units with all the state-of-the-art technologies, currently, it has a production capacity of 15 million KGs of Tea which will be further enhanced to 50 million KGs. The Unit will cater to the needs of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Central India. It is operated by M/s Amalgamated Plantations Private Limited, an associate of Tata consumers. It is currently the second largest tea producer in India.
Appreciating the role of Tata group in Odisha, Patnaik said that it has been playing a vital role in the industrial development in the state. They have also come forward in catalyzing social development through partnering with the Government of Odisha in education, health and skill development initiatives. He thanked the Tata group for assisting the state government in mobilizing medical oxygen, PSA, Plants and critical accessories during Covid pandemic.