Angul Aluminium Park to directly obtain molten aluminium from the smelter

11 Jul 2017

With the demand of aluminium expected to rise further, Odisha is setting up first of its kind Aluminium Park in Angul.
Jointly developed by Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) and National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), Angul Aluminium Park will be the first project in the subcontinent with a facility to directly obtain molten aluminium from the smelter. With an investment of Rs 180 crore for the infrastructure of the project, the aluminium park would reflect a complete industrial state-of-the-art entity, fully equipped with logistics infrastructure facility, an exclusive training centre, a park administration and a display & trade services facility.
Sanjeev Chopra, Principal Secretary, Industries Department, said “Odisha is witnessing rapid industrial transformation as per the roadmap laid out in our ‘Vision 2025’ document. Odisha is a mineral rich state and by developing world class infrastructure we aim to provide an ideal business ecosystem for all the related sectors to flourish. We have already received many investment proposals for the Aluminium Park in Angul and we aim to create around 15000 job opportunities through the project.” (EOIC)