Mr. Sanjeev Chopra (IAS)

In 2015, the state government of Odisha announced vision for 2025 and identified chemicals & petrochemicals as one of the key areas that will drive the growth of the state in next 10 years and beyond. While many of states are facing pressure on infrastructure & logistics, things are different in Odisha as we are ramping up our facilities in the state. With most modern refinery of IOCL, 15 MMTPA capacity as the anchor tenant in Paradip the state has declared the area of 150 sq km around the refinery as the PCPIR region and firmed up the detailed master plan for development of downstream chemical industry in the area