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Odisha: New CIPET Centre At Koraput Soon


29 October 2019

Debashish Maharana


Bhubaneswar: Odisha will soon be getting another centre of Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET). The proposed CIPET centre will be set up at Koraput, said P Raghvendra Rao, Secretary, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals here on Tuesday.

Speaking to media persons today, Rao said that CIPET has asked for an additional centre at Koraput under Modern Tools. "Once the formal letter is received, the team is sent and the proposal is agreed to we will start a Koraput centre very quickly," he said.

Currently, there is only one CIPET centre in Odisha at Patia in Bhubaneswar. The CIPET centre here, Institute of Plastics Technology at Patia was established in 1986.

It provides education and specialized skill up-gradation training and to provide technology support services to Plastics and allied industries in Odisha.

Rao added that CIPET centre here has requested for additional allocation which will be fulfilled once the detailed requirements are presented formally. CIPET functions under Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India.

P Raghvendra Rao, Union Secretary, Chemicals and Petrochemicals