Solar plant at Manamunda will be set up over 100 acres of land entailing an investment of about Rs 150 cr

The exports have increased substantially in the last 2-3 years

Trade body Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) has urged the Union ministry of commerce and industry to ban bauxite exports fearing closure of alumina refineries for shortage of the key raw material required to produce alumina. “India has a large and developed aluminum industry. But the industry is today at cross roads primarily owing to severe shortage of raw materials, forcing plant closure and jeopardizing employment,” Arnab Kumar Hazra, Director, Ficci wrote to SR Rao, Union Commerce Secretary.

The human rights group, Amnesty International, has accused the London-stock-exchange-listed mines and metals major, Vedanta Resources Plc, of glossing over criticisms of its poor human rights recor