Janata Maidan to be converted into a modern state-of-the-art event venue

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Bhubaneswar, Nov 1 : Janata Maidan in the capital city of Bhubaneswar spread of 20,000 square meters will be converted into a modern state-of-the-art event venue the Make in Odisha Conclave 22
IPICOL on Tuesday conducted a ceremony marking the start of the fieldwork for the development of the site and infrastructure for the event.

Speaking to the media, Principal secretary Industries Hemant Sharma said infrastructure for the Make in Odisha Conclave 22 at Janata Maidan is being undertaken by the Government of Odisha along with FICCI, the National Industry Partner for the conclave.

The venue, he said will have an exhibition centre, a plenary hall, 5 session halls, Chief Minister’s Lounge, VIP Lounge, a dedicated Media Lounge, a Dining area, Food Court and a grand stage for cultural events.
The venue will also have two large anamorphic screens and 6 pods displaying Odisha’s culture, heritage and industrial prowess

“Make in Odisha Conclave is the flagship investment summit of Odisha which will be conducted from 30th November 30 to December 4. This will be the third edition of the Make in Odisha Conclave,as in the past the first and second had been hosted in 2016 and 2018 respectively.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate the event and the Make in Odisha Expo on November 30 and host the plenary session with CXO and Business Leaders from across the
country on December 1.

The Plenary session will be followed by a session on Start-Up Odisha in the plenary hall and Business Leadership Talks in the sessional halls. The Business Leadership Talks will bring together CXOs, strategists, technology evangelists, thought leaders and entrepreneurs on the MIO platform to discuss the trending and emerging opportunities in the world of business across sectors.

On December 2, the sessions on Skilled in Odisha will be followed by a session on Metal Downstream in the plenary hall while the session halls will host various sectoral sessions like Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Textiles & Apparel, Mining, Food Processing, IT/ITeS etc.

On December 3, key thematic sessions on Women SHGs and School Transformation in Odisha will be held in the plenary hall.
Simultaneously, sectoral sessions on emerging sectors like Biotechnology, Circular Economy, Healthcare and Pharma, Defence and Aviation. will be held in the session halls.

The MIO Conclave will also have cultural programs throughout the 5 days along with Laser and Drone Shows. The ceremony marks the beginning of the final stages of preparation for the state’s flagship business summit, the
The two previously hosted conclaves in 2106 and 2018,the state received over 120 investment intents valued at over Rs. 2 Lakh crore, organized over 500 G2B and B2B meetings, saw the participation of over 270 exhibitors and witnessed a footfall of over 18500 in 2016.

The state received investment intentions valued at over Rs. 4 Lakh crore, organized over 600 G2B and B2B meetings, and witnessed a footfall of over 51,000 in the second conclave in 2018.


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