Odisha completes 41 PPP projects

Bhubaneswar, July 31 (IANS) The Odisha government has taken up 77 Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects involving investment of Rs.22,142 crore and, of these, 41 projects with investment of around Rs.5,589 crore are now operational, an official said on Friday.

Planning and Coordination (PPP Cell) joint director Jayant Kumar Mishra said: “A total number of 77 projects involving investment of around Rs.22,142 crore have been taken up in the state while 41 projects have been made operational so far.”

“Twenty-nine projects involving investment of Rs.15,584 crore are under implementation and seven projects envisaging investment of Rs.969 crores are in pipeline,” he added.

Reviewing the ongoing PPP projects in the empowered committee meeting on Friday, Odisha’s chief secretary G.C. Pati directed to fast track the projects.

“It has been decided to form a committee under the chairmanship of Information Technology secretary P.K. Jena to prepare a road map for carrying forward the Smart City programme,” the chief secretary’s office said in a release.

The chief secretary has advised that representatives from the departments of Housing and Urban Development, Transport, Police, Energy and other related departments be taken as members in the committee.

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