News Brief | February 2014
Jindal seeks protection of industries coal blocks
After deallocation of several coal blocks, Chairman of Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) Naveen Jindal has requested the state government to protect coal blocks allocated to industries in the state. "The state government should take steps so that none of the coal blocks is deallocated,¨Jindal told after meeting Chief Secretary JK Mohapatra here. Asked about its Angul steel project with a production capacity of 6 mtpa, the Congress MP said the progress of the project is on schedule and it will start production by the end of January next year.