Odisha Cabinet Decisions: Over Rs 428 Crore Approved For Mega Aluminium Park In Angul

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Bhubaneswar: The state Cabinet approved 32 proposals of different departments at a meeting presided by chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday evening.

Informing about the Cabinet decisions in media briefing, chief secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra said the proposals for financial assistance with budgetary support of Rs 428.95 crore to IDCO for development of Mega Almunium Park in Angul district and creation of land bank for the purposes of industry and infrastructure have been approved.

The Cabinet also approved the proposal of IDCO to procure 871.427 acres of land for its Land Bank from Tata Power Co Ltd which had been earlier leased out for its coal-based thermal power plant at Barang in Cuttack district. The procured land can be utilised for attracting new industrial and infrastructure projects. The Ggvernment will extend financial assistance of Rs 62,83,48,517 to IDCO for the purpose.

The Cabinet also approved the following proposals:

  • Sanction of grant-in-aid for 24 private recognized upper primary schools
  • Enactment of a separate legislation for establishment of a self financed private unitary university in the name of DRIEMS University
  • Amendment of the Gandhi Institute of Engineering and Technology University, Odisha Act, 2018
  • Amendment of CV Raman Global University Odisha Act
  • Sustainable harnessing of ground water in in water deficit areas under Biju Krushak Vikas Yojana
  • Construction of check dams under MATY
  • Financial bid for construction of GM lift irrigation project (additional ayacut) in Bargarh
  • Construction of in-stream storage structure across river Kuakhai
  • Rehabilitation and renovation of Bargarh main canal
  • Construction of barrage-cum bridge across Ib river in Sundargarh district
  • Popularisation of agriculture equipment and pump sets scheme
  • Amendment of Odisha subordinate finance service rules
  • Electronic and IT department as referral department for e-governance initiatives and IT infrastructure
  • Revision of panel internet from loanees who availed loan for higher education
  • Amendment of Odisha revised scale of pay (college teachers) rules
  • Two mega rural piped water supply for 62 panchayats of Udala, Khunta, Badasahi and GB Nagar blocks
  • Two mega rural piped water supply projects for Raruan and Sukruli blocks of Mayurbhanj sistrict
  • Merger of DRDA with Zilla Parishad
  • Mega rural piped water supply projects for Kuchinda and Bamara blocks of Sambalpur district
  • Two mega rural piped water supply projects in Deogarh district
  • Sanction of 100.5 acre of land under Sambalpur tehsil for establishment of Sainik School
  • Alienation of government land for setting up Technology Centre at Rourkela
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