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Orissa to avoid acquisition of irrigated land for PCPIR projects

While issuing direction to expedite process of land acquisition for the proposed Petroleum, Chemical and Petrochemical Investment Region (PCPIR), Orissa government has decided not to acquire irrigated land as far as possible.



Bhubaneswar: While issuing direction to
expedite process of land acquisition for the proposed
Petroleum, Chemical and Petrochemical Investment Region
(PCPIR), Orissa government has decided not to acquire
irrigated land as far as possible.

The direction in this regard was issued by Chief
Secretary B K Patnaik at a recent review meeting on the
development of the PCPIR project.

The project to be set up over a total area of 284.16
km in Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara districts would have
123.01 sq. km of processing area.
The Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) and Industrial
Development Corporation (IDCO) were chosen as Anchor Tenant
and Nodal Agency for the project respectively.

A total number of 155 villages in Kujanga and Ersama
blocks of Jagatsingpur district and Mahakalapada and
Marshaghai blocks of Kendrapara district will be directly
benefitted by the project, an official said.
The area has been selected on the basis sea and
hinterland connectivity, proximity to water sources, land
availability and proximity to coast for marine disposal of
treated effluents.

While the Centre would ensure availability of external
infrastructure linkages like rail, road, ports, airports and
telecom in time-bound manner through PPP, the state government
was committed to provide basic infrastructure like land,
power, water, sewerage, ancillary roads, canal lines effluent
treatment linkages.

PTI

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