The villagers said those protesting the proposed JSW steel plant were intentionally kept away from the hearing.
The company has announced to spend Rs 196 crore for periphery development, Rs 57 crore for skill development of local people and Rs 52 crore for creating mangrove forest, health and drinking water projects.
Paradip: Public hearing for JSW Steel’s proposed plant at the site earlier selected for the Posco project, passed off peacefully here on Friday with the district administration of Jagatsinghpur assuring the people that their legitimate demands would be met. Around 10,000 people from nearby villages participated at the hearing, held at Gadakujang, but the people […]
Bhubaneswar: Resentment is now spreading among locals ahead of the public hearing for JSW’s proposed project in Paradip. The proposed steel plant will come up on the land earlier allocated to South Korean steel major Posco. The company plans to set up a 13.2 MTPA steel plant, a 10 MTPA cement grinding unit and a […]
Jagatsinghpur: A public hearing for environmental clearance sought by JSW Utkal Steel Limited for a plant in Jagatsinghpur district was opposed today by locals. As per reports, residents of Dhinkia, Gobindpur, Nuagaon, Polanga, Bhuyanpal and Jatadhari areas along with social workers alleged that the proposed plant will be harmful and affect the livelihood of local […]
Paradip: The locals of Paradip opposed the public hearing on the proposed expansion and infrastructural development of the Paradip Port Trust (PPT) citing it to be a threat to the environment of the seaport town. A public hearing was organised by Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) here on Saturday to get environment clearance for […]
Puri: A public hearing seeking proposals and suggestions in connection with the Supreme Court’s recommendations on Srimandir reforms was held today at the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) office amid protests by servitor groups. Following a notification seeking suggestions in connection with the apex court’s June 8 order on reformative measures for the 12th century […]
Puri: A public hearing seeking proposals from general public and servitor associations in connection with the Supreme Court’s recommendations on Puri Srimandir reforms will be held here on August 10. The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has issued a notification seeking suggestions and ideas during the hearing scheduled to be held between 11 am and […]
Bhubaneswar: The Khurda district administration is conducting a public hearing of seven panchayats today for setting up a dumping yard at Daruthenga panchayat on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. The public hearing started at the Chandaka Inspection Bungalow of Works Department. It may be mentioned that local residents have been protesting against the dumping yard at […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) today started hearing the issue of electricity tariff revision for 2017-18. Headed by Chairperson U N Behera, OERC on the first day heard the proposals of the Odisha Hydropower Corporation (OHPC) and Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC). OHPC, a state-run undertaking, has submitted the annual revenue requirement (ARR) […]
Bhubaneswar: Power consumers in the State could face tough times ahead as two power producing companies have urged the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) to hike in power tariff. A public hearing will be organised today and carried out for the next 18 days before the OERC for determining the power tariff for consumers for […]
New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Water Resources, Sanjeev Balyan today informed the Lok Sabha that the controversial Polavaram project is in an advanced state and it will not be feasible to stop it right now. While replying to BJD MP, Balabhadra Majhi’s question on the project, Balyan also told that the project was […]