Bhubaneswar: The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLWCA) of today accorded in-principle approval to five industrial projects worth Rs 1851.96 crores in the metal & metal downstream and cement sectors.
These investments are expected to generate employment opportunities for 1624 persons, said an official press release issued this evening.
The SLSWCA meeting was chaired by Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy. The five projects for which were granted in-principle approval by SLSWCA are listed below:
1.A 2.0 MTPA Pellet and grinding plant by Narbheram Power and Steel Pvt. Ltd against an investment of Rs 350 crore to be set up in Joda in Keonjhar district which will generate employment opportunities for over 258 persons.
2.Expansion of Viraj Steel & Energy Pvt Ltd at Gurupali, Lapanga in Sambalpur from its existing 0.1 MTPA Integrated Steel Plant to a 0.3 MTPA capacity against an investment of Rs 261.71 crore, which will guarantee employment opportunities for over 338 persons.
3.BR Sponge and Power Limited’s expansion unit at Tumkela in Sundergarh by setting up 0.21 MTPA Sponge Iron, 1 MTPA Iron ore Beneficiation, 0.6 MTPA Pellet, 0.112 MTPA MS Billets, 0.112 MTPATMT, 50 TPH Coal Washery, and 24 MW Captive Power Plant.
4.Revision of Nu Vista Limited (Erstwhile Emami Cement) Cement grinding capacity from 1.5 MTPA to 2 MTPA in Kalinga Nagar, Jajpur against an investment of Rs 598.62 crore.
5.A Cement grinding unit of 2.5 MTPA capacity initiated by M/s. OCL India Limited (OCL) to be set up in Biswali, Cuttack against the investment of Rs 441.43 crores, which will generate over 141 new jobs.