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Odisha CM Patnaik visits Kimitsu Steel Works in Japan

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], April 6 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik visited the Kimitsu Steel Works of Nippon Steel Corporation (NSC) in Japan throughout his week-long go to aimed toward attracting funding to his state.

The chief minister is accompanied by a high-level delegation together with the state minister of Industries, MSME, and power, the chief secretary, and a number of other different prime officers.

The delegation was briefed concerning the plant and given a tour of the ability, a press release stated.

The state delegation’s go to to NSC’s Kimitsu Steel Works offered a possibility for the delegation to study concerning the newest applied sciences and processes utilized by NSC within the manufacturing of metal, it added.The plant was established on land reclaimed from the ocean and used environmentally sustainable inexperienced applied sciences. The depth of the ocean was once greater than 10m. The plant has a big structure campus with inexperienced tree belts.

The Plant produces diversified specialised metal merchandise used for varied downstream industries like cars.

Speaking once in a while, the Chief Minister expressed his admiration for the state-of-the-art facility and the dedication of NSC in the direction of excellence in metal manufacturing. He mentioned the usage of related inexperienced applied sciences for the crops arising within the Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts. “The proposed plant will also focus on specialised steel products which will enable downstream industries in Odisha,” CM Patnaik stated.

He highlighted the immense potential for collaboration between NSC and Odisha, given the state’s wealthy mineral sources and potential within the metal sector. “He also assured the NSC officials about the committed support of the Government of Odisha for Arcelor Mittal-Nippon Steel, India’s upcoming integrated steel plants in Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur in Odisha. The projects will use huge volumes of iron ore which will help in the value addition of the mineral within Odisha in comparison to the current trend of exporting iron ore,” CM added.

The Chief Minister expressed his appreciation for the nice and cozy hospitality prolonged by NSC in the direction of the delegation and conveyed his hope that the go to would contribute to strengthening the connection between NSC and Odisha.

A enterprise delegation from Odisha, consisting of main industrialists from the Steel, aluminium, textiles, meals and sea-food processing, and inexperienced hydrogen and inexperienced ammonia sectors, has additionally joined the Odisha authorities delegation.

Patnaik on his arrival in Japan’s capital Tokyo, expressed his confidence that the go to would additional strengthen the connection between Japan and his state Odisha and supply a possibility for each side to discover avenues of mutual curiosity.

Earlier, the Ambassador of India to Japan Sibi George and officers of the embassy gave a heat welcome to Patnaik on his arrival. (ANI)