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Potential Sectors of Investment
Mines & Minerals
Infrastructure Development
Plastics and Polymers
Aromatic and Medicinal Produce
Horticulture & Floriculture
Food Processing
Organic Farming
Fresh Water Processing
Plastics & Polymers

Assam has a number of refineries including the oldest working refinery of Asia at Digboi. The addition of refining capacity in recent years has given rise to great opportunities for further downstream petro-chemical projects.

The proposed Assam Gas Cracker Project will open up tremendous avenues of opportunities in multi-faceted directions. The products coming out from the Cracker Complex would give rise to a chain of industries.

The various socio-economic linkages expected to be obtained in utilizing the poly-ethylene products are in the field of agriculture, water management, packaging, automobiles, electronics, health & hygiene, education, telecommunications etc. The opportunities based on the petrochemicals complex can be divided into

a) Opportunities based on polymers (LLDPE & HDPE)
b) Opportunities for engineering industries in the petro-chemicals sector.

The downstream industries and ancillaries can throw up multifarious opportunities for income and employment generation to more than 1 lakh persons. The Government of Assam is creating opportunities for development of such downstream industry by promoting a plastic park around the project site.

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