Naveen inaugurates largest Tata Tea packaging unit at Gopalpur Industrial Park

Bhubaneswar : A Tata Tea packaging unit Tata Consumer Products Ltd ,largest
packaging unit supply chain all over south and central India was inaugurated at Gopalpur
Industrial Park today .
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the unit which has been commissioned
within a span of 18 months with an investment of Rs 100 crore.
The unit will provide job opportunities to more than 900 persons in Ganjam district.
The unit is one of the most modern units with all the state of the art technologies and currently
has a production capacity of 15 million kgs of tea which will be further enhanced to 50 million kg.
The unit will cater to the needs of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Telangana
and central India.
It is operated by M/S Amalgamated Plantations Private Limited , an associate of Tea consumers
and currently the second largest tea producer in India.
Inaugurating the unit Mr.Patnaik appreciated the role of Tata group in Odisha and said that the company has been playing a vital role in the industrial development of the state.
The Chief Minister thanked the Tata group for assisting the state government in mobilising
medical oxygen, PSA Plants and critical accessories during covid pandemic.
Highlighting the performance of the state government in setting up industries, Mr Patnaik said
Odisha has continued to remain at the forefront of industrial development in the country.
The policy framework and facilitation mechanism of the state has been successful in mobilising investments in diverse sectors such as petro chemicals, food processing,apparel and garment.
The ongoing diversification of industrial base will further improve the employment opportunities
in the state, Mr.Patnaik said.
Tata steel MD T V Narendrana said Tata steel has invested over Rs 60,000 crore in the state in
the last five years.
The company had also invested Rs 500 crore for infrastructure development at Gopalpur SEZ.

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