Bhubaneswar, Dec 5: The high powered Committee on Public Private Partnership (PPP) Initiative decided to establish a Bio-technology park at Andharua, here.
The Committee, chaired by Orissa Chief Secretary Ajit Kumar Tripathy, yesterday cleared the project, to be set up over ten acre of land on PPP mode, In addition to it, a bio-incubation centre would also be set up close to the park over 4.6 acre of land, official sources here said.
The tender for the setting up of the park and the incubation centre would be invited soon.
The committee also cleared two other projects - a market complex named as the Gajapati plaza at Berhampur and another Industrial Training Institute (ITI).
This apart all the existing ITI would be upgraded as centre of excellence to meet the growing needs of the industrialisation and help solve the unemployment problem.
All departments had been directed by the committee to identify the projects to be taken up under PPP mode.
The committee also discussed the ongoing survey made by the Infrastructure Leasing and Finance Company (ILFC) on two major road projects - Bhubaneswar-Paradeep road and the Capital Region bypass Ring road - to find out ways to decongest the traffic in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack, and directed the ILFC to expedite the survey work.