Bhubaneswar, the temple city of India, has its own heritage. It is more than 2600 years old. The modern city came into existence in 1948 as the new capital of Odisha. It was designed by a German architect Otto. H. Koeingsberges.
The capital city is getting a facelift. The industrial projects worth more than Rs. 1.5 lakh crore is in the pipeline.
Presently, the city's population has already crossed 20 lakhs and it is growing by leaps and bounds.
State Government's top priority, today is to improve infrastructure to lure to more investors. The 17.7 kilometers, six lane road at the cost of 25.5 crore from Aerodrome to Infocity has been completed. This will remove congestion of traffic to institutional areas and bring relief to the information technology companies situated in the Infocity. T
he State capital authorities are giving top priority to widen and improve the 493km main road network. The State Government has already signed a MOU with IIT, Kharagpur to prepare a comprehensive development plan. There is a plan to establish a state of art satellite township on the out-skirts of the city. Within next 2-3 years the face of the Capital will have a new look and lustre.
Odisha, as a state, is taking giant strides on the road to progress and prosperity shading its image of impoverished state ravaged by poverty and poor masses. It is priming for a great economic leap forward with several industries set to go on stream in the next few months. At the top is the POSCO agreement, which at $54 billion stands as India's biggest FDI.
Number of commitments and memos pledging more than 150,000 crores to the state, nearly 20 will go on production mode by 2006. Nearly half a dozen proposals in steel sector is waiting for a final nod, opening new bays of employment and boost in service Industry.
Odisha is also endowed with a colossal quantum of mineral wealth. The state boasts of 26 % of India's iron ore reserves and 90 % and 70 % respectively of country's chrome and bauxite deposits.
With this the State has vast area of thick forest cover, stretching along side of 480 km long virgin sea beach adding to its natural beauty with Flora and Fauna.
Such natural riches are waiting just for their transformation to the benefit of majority of people of the state. In short, there is plenty of opportunity for growth and development in the entire sphere of business including manufacturing and service sectors, like transport, travel, tourism, housing, technical, information technology etc.
The State is just a right and rendezvous destination for young, knowledgeable, energetic and enthusiastic aspirants looking for bright and blooming career.