Plans for a textile park are on the national radar.

The Centre intends to develop world-class infrastructure in the form of a plug-and-play facility over a seven-year period . The state government has released a plan for the development of a park in Gopalpur, Ganjam district, for which about 1,000 acres of land has been listed in the Tata Steel special economic zone .

Bhubaneswar: In a written reply to Lok Sabha on Friday, Union minister of state for textiles Darshana Jardosh announced that the Centre had accepted seven PM MITRA parks in greenfieldbrownfield locations, including one from Odisha.She was responding to a query from BJD member Sasmit Patra.The Centre intends to develop world-class infrastructure in the form of a plug-and-play facility over a seven-year period, i.e.2027-28, and they are being assessed on various aspects such as connectivity to the site, ecosystem for development of textiles industry, conducive industrial policies of the state, and utilities availability.The state government has released a plan for the development of a park in Gopalpur, Ganjam district, for which about 1,000 acres of land has been listed in the Tata Steel special economic zone.

According to the official, the location in which we've proposed this park is also a strategic one.