Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurated TATA tea packaging unit at Gopalpur. The Plant has been commissioned in a span of 18 months with an investment of Rs.100 crore. This will provide employment opportunities to more than 900 persons in the district of Ganjam. It will be developed as the largest tea packaging plant in the country. It is one of the most modern units with all the state-of-the-art technologies. Currently, it has a production capacity of 15 million KGs of Tea which will be further enhanced to 50 million KGs. The Unit will cater to the needs of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Central India. It is operated by M/s Amalgamated Plantations Private Limited, an associate of Tata consumers. It is currently the second largest tea producer in India.