Nageshwar Patnaik BHUBANESHWAR

VEDANTA Resources

BHUBANESWAR: The Orissa Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL) and the Western Electricity Supply Company (WESCO) have been instructed to upgrade the grid substations, enhance the capacity of distribution transformers and replace conductors in a time bound manner in Kalahandi district.

Widespread pollution by the Vedanta refinery in Orissa raises serious questions about environmental monitoring.

Lanjigarh block, Kalahandi, Orissa, May 17 At its summit, the northeastern ridge of the Niyamgiri hill range has a bald patch, typical of hilltops with bauxite deposits. A dense tree cover that provides a welcome shade to climbers struggling some 8 km up