Bhubaneswar3/6/17:: Odisha government’s High Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) on Friday approved 10 mega project proposals promising to generate an investment of Rs 1.10 lakh crore in the state.
HLCA chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved the 10 projects including the proposals made by JSW to set up a 10 MTPA steel plant at Paradip. The officials of JSW have requested Odisha government to provide land that was earlier acquired and allotted for Posco, informed chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi after the HLCA meeting.
The JSW’s steel project proposal was one of the 10 projects worth Rs 1.10 lakh crore approved at a meeting of the statutory high-level clearance authority, chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, here on Friday.
JSW Steel has asked for 4,500 acres of land for their steel plant. But, it has not been decided if the project would come up at the Posco site. The steel plant is expected to be commissioned in four years”, said Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi.