Rourkela, Nov. 26 -- Due to the lack of interest from the Union and state government of Odisha, the proposal to set up an MSME Technology Centre (TC) in Rourkela is in a limbo over the past three years.

During the approval Rs 200 crore was granted for the project.

As per media reports, the office of MSME development commissioner in a letter to principal secretary of Revenue department on January 3, 2020 had requested transfer of 20 acre of surrendered leasehold land of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) for setting up of the centre which would be known as 'technology hub' at Kantajhar in the city.

The letter stated that the Union government had decided to set up 20 new TCs as 'hubs' and 100 extension centres (ECs) as 'spokes' across the countr...