Keonjhar: The Public Listening to for the proposed enlargement of ArcelorMittal Nippon Metal India (AM/NS India)’s Benefication Plant and relocation of Tailing Dam at Sankari village in Keonjhar District has been efficiently performed by the Odisha State Air pollution Management Board (OSPCB). The Public Listening to was performed, strictly observing the Covid 19 tips,issued by Ministry of Atmosphere, Forest and Local weather Change (MoEF&CC), GoI. The occasion was obtained mammoth assist from individuals of Challenge affected villagers, PRI members .
The inhabitants of Sankari village and its adjecnt space attended the assembly and cent p.c of villagers expressed their willingness in favour of venture. Apart from officers of the district administration, senior officers from Odisha State Air pollution Management Board, representatives of NGOs had been current.
Sri Puskar Behera, Regional Officer – Keonjhar, State Polluton Management Board, Odisha performed the Public Listening to assembly and Mr Santosh Kumar Nayak presided over the assembly.
Mr Santosh Kumar Nayak, Extra District Justice of the Peace, Keonjhar mentioned “The general public listening to was efficiently performed and thanked to the villagers who wholeheartedly supported the enlargement of the Iron Ore Benefication Plant and relocation of Tailing Dam”.
Mr. Lakshmi Charan Mahapatra, Head-Company Affairs, ArcelorMittal Nippon Metal India Ltd (AM/NS India) explaind the current enlargement plan of the corporate and warranted to meet the calls for of villagers who’re more likely to be affected by the venture. He additionally assured that the corporate will work in constructive word to convey all spherical growth within the space and for the upliftment of the socio financial situation of the individuals because the prevailing land acquisition act and State Govt.’s R&R coverage.
AM/NS India which has proposed to State Air pollution Contrl Board,Odisha to have Atmosphere Evaluation for enlargement of its current Iron Ore Benecifation Plant from 10.7 MTPA to 16 MTPA, laying of Tailing Pipeline & Return Water Pipeline from Benefication Plant to Tailing Dam and laying of Water Pipeline & Slurry Pipeline from Benefication Plant to Ghoraburhani – Sagasahi Iron Ore Block at village Dabuna and Sankari in mineral wealthy Keonjhar District.