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Odisha govt woos Delhi-NCR investors in agri-marketing
Oct 11, 2018

To boost farmers' income in a sustainable manner, the Odisha government Wednesday invited private investors to explore opportunities in the agri-marketing sector.
 
Companies like Maersk, Bayer, Mother Dairy and StarAgri were asked to invest in the state ahead the biennial 'Make in Odisha Conclave, 2018' scheduled for November 11-15 in Bhubaneswar.
 
In order to realise the goal of enhancing farmers' income further in a sustainable manner, the Government of Odisha is seeking private investments across a range of areas under agriculture marketing, state cooperation minister Surjya Narayan Patra said at the workshop organised along with Ficci to woo investors from Delhi-NCR.
 
There are opportunities in developing quality infrastructure for storage, grading, sorting, packaging and trading of agricultural produce as well as providing ease of trade between sellers and buyers respectively, he was quoted as saying in a statement.
    

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