Deficiencies in allotment of land to industrial houses in Odisha during 2001-12: CAG [India]

Author: Meera Mohanty, Economic Times, Published on: 23 June 2014

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has serious concerns over acquisition and allotment of land made to major industrial houses during the decade 2001-12 in mineral-rich Odisha…In its report tabled in the state assembly on Monday, it has found "several systemic deficiencies such as incorrect application of public purpose clause, emergency provision for acquisition of land, under assessment of compensation etc" in land acquired by the government for projects. ..[companies named Tata Power, Aditya Aluminium, Sterlite, Bhushan Steel, GMR Energy, Ispat, Brahmani River Pellet, Sterlite Energy, Vedanta Aluminium, Visa Industries & KVK Nilachal Power Sahara India Power Corporation].

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Related companies: Aditya Birla Group Bhushan Steel Sterlite Industries (part of Vedanta Resources) Tata Group Vedanta Resources Visa Group Visa Steel (part of Visa Group)