Riding on the last 2 years of a high level of investments approved by Government of Odisha, amounting to over USD 50 billion since 2021, the Government of Odisha in India is attracting Foreign Direct Investment in various sectors s. In this regard, the Odisha Investors Meet was held in Dubai. Odisha Chief Minister Mr Naveen Patnaik said “Odisha holds the lion's share of India's mineral reserves with 96% of the country's chromite reserves, 92% nickel, 53% bauxite, 45% manganese, 35% iron-one, and 23% coal reserves of India. This has made Odisha the largest producer of steel, stainless steel, ferroalloys, alumina & aluminium in India. Odisha also has 11% of India's water resources. The state has a 480-km long coastline making it a natural choice for setting up ports, and for international trade.”The Investors' Meet was jointly organized with FICCI and the Embassy of India in UAE. It was attended by more than 150 companies based out of the UAE and the MENA region from sectors comprising of Minerals and Metals processing, Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Plastics, Heavy Industries, Clean Energy, Food Processing including Sea Food Processing, Electrical Equipment & Electronics Manufacturing, Logistics & Warehousing, Real Estate, and Hospitality. Leading industry associations from the region including Indian Business & Professional Council also participated in the event.The team Odisha also included a high-level business delegation from the top companies who have invested in Odisha. The business delegation included JSW Cement MD Mr Parth Jindal , Paradeep Phosphates Limited Chairman Saroj Poddar, HINDALCO MD Mr Satish Pai, AM/NS India CEO Mr Dilip Oommen, Tata Steel Vice President Mr Chanakya Chaudhary, Vedanta Ltd’s CEO Mr Rahul Sharma, IMFA MD Mr Subhrakant Panda & many moreIndustrial Promotion and Investment Corporation of Odisha is the single point of contact for all industrial investments in the State. IPICOL is responsible for devising the investment promotion, facilitation, and aftercare strategy for the state of Odisha. IPICOL, as the investment promotion agency of the State of Odisha, undertakes all activities to promote Odisha as the investment destination of choice.