ANGUL: In order to cope up with the growing coal demand of the country

ANGUL: Coal supply to GRIDCO linked 460 MW Talcher Thermal Power Station (TTPS) was affected today due to closure of its feeding mine - Jagannath Talcher coalfield - by the state mining authorities.

ANGUL: The State Government will construct 10,000-km length of roads to improve the rural connectivity, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here today.

Addressing a public meeting at Natada after laying the foundation stone of Natada setu, Patnaik said communication and development in rural areas are his government

BHUBANESWAR: The Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) is keen to set up a coal-to-liquid (CTL) project in Angul district with an investment of Rs 45,000 crore. The project will also include a coal washery and power plant.

Rakesh Mohan Panel Told To Explore Tech That Will Help Ensure Optimal Land Use In Projects

FACED with rising disputes over land acquisition in many states, including mineral-rich Orissa, search has begun for ways to reduce land requirement for industrial and infrastructure projects.

BHUBANESWAR: On the defensive over the suicide of farmers, the State Government has decided to organise the State-level farmers

Polluting units at an industrial area

Growing pollution thanks to rapid industrialisation has prompted the state government to draw up plans to address the problem.

The state has at least 107 sponge iron plants, which contribute significantly to pollution. Besides, there are several thermal plants and coalfields in Talcher-Angul and Ib valley area.

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government today approved a special plan for the seven pollution zones in Orissa identified by the Orissa State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB).

ANGUL: The elephants of Mahanadi elephant reserve have been wreaking havoc in some pockets of Angul district after their corridors have been restricted by the Rengali canal, Samal barrage and Rengali dam.

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has sought Rs 1,805 crore for Orissa in the 2010-11 railway budget. In its memorandum submitted to the Centre, the Government demanded Rs 790 crore for the ongoing projects for their early completion.

Several ongoing projects have assumed significance in view of the rapid industrialisation of the State.