Samabalpur, Oct. 21 -- Since the retail business in Odisha has picked up pace, the state government is all set to formulate a retail trade policy which will facilitate a favourable environment to the traders.

The policy will also take care of Ease of Doing Business (EODB), access to credit, adoption of technology, simplification of acts and rules, welfare of traders and creation of organised retail market infrastructure, etc.

Since, the players like Future Group, Reliance Trade, Food Court, NEXUS and several others are making inroads, major players in the retail trade have already made inroads to the State.

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