Odisha government plans to set up an integrated textile park in Bhadrak district with an investment of Rs 70 crore to give a fillip to the textile sector. “The proposed park will be developed over 112 acres of land in Bhadrak district. We have sent a detailed project report to the textile ministry to grant funds under the Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks (SITP)”, said an official of Idco (Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation), the land acquisition arm of the state government.
Idco which will develop the sector specific park, has sought Rs 21 crore from the Centre as grant under the scheme for major infrastructure development for the park. The proposed park at Bhadrak is expected to house about 22 apparel manufacturing units.