The mineral resources of Odisha form a very important constituent of India's mineral wealth. Occupying an important position on the country's mineral map, Odisha's rich mineral reserves constitute 28% Iron, 59% Bauxite, 98% Chromite, and 24% Coal of India's total deposits apart from other valuable minerals. Also, almost all the entire Nickel and Platinum Group of Elements (PGE) deposits of the country are available in the state of Odisha.
Odisha is pushing forward in Chemical Refining, Petrochemical, and Fertilizer Sectors. Paradeep port city of Odisha has the world's largest Phosphate Fertilizer Plant now owned by IFFCO and 15-MMTPA of Petroleum Refinery by the Indian Oil Corporation which is leading to a petrochemical complex there. Besides, a Beach Sand Mineral Separation plant operates at Chatrapur near the port city of Gopalpur while a Coal Gasification Plant is owned by Jindal Steel and Power at Anugul. Port Town of Dhamra is coming-up with an LNG terminal having the potential for Natural Gas Based Petrochemical Complex. The enormous potential is coming up in Odisha to be the Chemical Capital of Eastern India.
Shri Dhirubhai Ambani Commemoration day will be celebrated on 28 December 2021 as a tribute to the great visionary Shri Dhirubhai Ambani, Founder of Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), one of the largest private sector industry in India.
Our collaborator for International Symposium is Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE, Canada). One day Indoth Canadian Joint International Symposium related to theme of the conference will be held on 28 December 2021. The International Symposium during CHEMCON-2021 will give a platform to discuss the latest developments on "Sustainable Utilisation of Resources for Chemical & Mineral Sectors" through invited lectures by eminent experts from India and abroad.