Land stands as stumbling block for mega projects in Orissa [India]

Author: Nageshwar Patnaik, Economic Times [India], Published on: 17 September 2009

A review of 14 ongoing mega projects by state industry minister Raghunath Mohanty on Thursday revealed that the world’s number one steel producer ArcelorMittal and two other global steel majors – Pohang Steel Company (Posco) and Tata Steel are struggling hard to acquire land allocated to them at different places because of protests by the local people. [also refers to Sterlite, Welspun Power & Steel Limited, SSL Energy Limited, Uttam Galva Steels, Vedanta, Jindal Steel, Bhushan Power]

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Related companies: Arcelor Mittal Bhushan Steel Jindal Posco SSL International Sterlite Industries (part of Vedanta Resources) Tata Group Tata Iron and Steel (TISCO) (part of Tata Group) Vedanta Resources