An official from the Odisha government said "The Odisha government has decided to impart entrepreneurship training to at least 10,000 youths during the current financial year".
The decision to provide the training was taken at a high-level meeting which was chaired by MSME Minister Prafulla Samal. The in-charge for organizing and providing the training has been given to the 'Institute of Entrepreneurship Development, Bhubaneswar, District Industry centers and Coir Board'.
The official further talking about the initiative of the Odisha government said "Besides, a six-week online learning and development program will be given to the youths free of cost through the start-up Odisha portal".In order to help the downstream going industries and help them in boosting their industries, the decision to hold a stakeholder meeting involving the representatives of central PSUs, major state PSUs, existing ancillaries, industries and vendors was also taken.
MSME secretary L.N. Gupta said "camps would be organised in the remaining districts during the current year by inviting representatives from IDCO, RBI, Odisha Pollution Control Board, Commercial Banks and the representatives of concerned electricity utility companies".
He further said that they have requested the land acquisition agency of the state government to reserve plots for the MSMEs in the Plastic Park at Pradeep and Aluminium Park at Angul.