As many as 24 new proposals with an investment of Rs 1429 crore, were granted approval at the third meeting of State Level Single Window Monitoring and Clearance Authority (SLSWMCA) on Thursday.

The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.

The proposal would provide employment opportunities to as many as 1883 persons. The Authority reviewed the progress in the various projects that were granted approval in the first and second meeting of the Authority.

Chief Minister directed the officers to expedite the work on the industrial projects already given approval by the SLSWMCA.

He said that the officers of the Industries Department should reach out the potential entrepreneurs to motivate them to invest in the state.