Following is an excerpt from a report in Orissadiary.com.
… Orissa Govt has gone ahead to make budgetary provisions for providing basic infrastructure to attract the investors to this region. The expenditure requirement was discussed today in a high level meeting held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Bijaya Kumar Patnaik in the Secretariat conference hall.
It has been decided in the meeting that the Project is to covering 284.15 Sq.Kms. in Jagatsingpur and Kendrapara Districts will be developed in two phases viz. phase-1 covering 195 Sq.kms and phase-11 covering 89 sq. kms. The Project Proposal has been approved by Govt of India. IDCO has been selected as the Nodal Agency and IOCL selected as Anchor Tenant for development of PCPIR. The estimated budget for external infrastructure has been tentatively calculated at Rs.13634 Cr. The entire expenditure has been proposed to be borne jointly by Govt of Odisha, Government of India and Public Private Partnership.
The external infrastructure includes Green Field Coastal Corridor from Astarang to Dhamara via Paradeep ( 140Kms identified under Odisha and Andhra Pradesh PCPIR), Bhubaneswar- Paradeep Corridor(73 Kms.) , other Arterial roads, Port upgradation with new facilities, water supply, Taladanda & Kendrapara canal lining, Captive Power Plant( 2x500MW) , New sub-stations and feeder lines, rail freight stations along with additional rail sidings, Logistic hubs near Bhutmundei, proposed air port , waste water treatment system and solid waste management. Up gradation of NH-5A ( 78 kms) to 4 lane and expansion of Cuttack –Paradeep State High Way other important proposed road projects. The total power requirement has been estimated at 2000 MW.
The demand of water for new projects in region will be 620 MLD in different phases. Different water treatment systems like CETP & STP have been proposed at each of the chemical parks with estimate of 431 cr. Solid waste management system has been proposed for disposal industrial and domestic waste at the estimated cost of 200 Cr. Concerned departments have been directed to take up feasibility assessment and prepare detail project
reports for inclusion in state budget and recommendation to Govt of India for inclusion in 12th Five Year Plan.
Following is from Dharitri.