The upcoming Rs 45,000-crore Coal-to- Liquid (CTL) project of Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) at Angul is environment friendly and will cause no pollution,

BHUBANESWAR: The Managing Director of Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) and Congress MP Navin Jindal on Tuesday said acquisition of agricultural land for industries should be avoided.

Jindal met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Secretariat and discussed the investment proposal of the company in Orissa.

Talking to media-persons after the meeting, Jindal maintained that there were some

NEW DELHI: Jindal Steel and Power Ltd

THE environment ministry has granted Jindal Steel and Power a two-week extension till December 22 to file their response to the showcause notice for alleged environmental violations by its 6 million tonne integrated steel plant at Angul, Orissa.

The show-cause was issued by the ministry on November 22 for failing to adhere to the conditions set out in the environmental clearance given to th

The impact of various industrial developments on water resources may be in the range of minimal to severe. An intensive investigation was conducted in highly industrialized area of Angul to determine the water quality status. The industries such as coal mines of MCL, Aluminium Plant of NALCO and its CPP, Talcher Super Thermal Power Station and Talcher Thermal Power Station of NTPC etc.

The Wildlife Society of Orissa, a member organisation of the National Board of Wild Life (NBWL), has written to the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) for withdrawal of Stage-I forest clearance given to Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) in Angul.

BHUBANESWAR: The Orissa Government should better take note.

State

ANGUL: Mahitala under Chhendipada block was declared 'total literate village' by Angul Zilla Swakhyarata Samiti today.

Of the total population of 364 people, 179 are women in this village.

The initiative was taken by Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) under its corporate social responsibility.

Informing this at the International Literacy Day, District Collector and Chairman of the Sam

ANGUL: THERE has been a growing concern across the country over the fast dwindling population of vultures. Gone are the days when we found vultures in groups flying in the sky or fighting for a carcass.

ANGUL: Waste spilling onto the road along the canal in the town continues to be an eyesore.

The problem persists despite the fact that the municipality has been allotted five acres at Kusasinnga for dumping garbage.

It has also availed of the sanctioned ` 11 lakh in March last.

However, there has been no headway in the tender floated by the municipality for the boundary wall.

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