Kolkata: Prafulla Chandra Ray Chemicals Pvt
Ltd, the special entity formed for setting up the proposed
chemical hub at Nayachar near Haldia, will approach the Centre
for seeking environmental clearance.
After the first board meeting of the special purpose
vehicle (SPV) here today, its Chairman and Industry Secretary
of West Bengal Government Dipankar Mukherjee said that by this
month the company would submit the environmental related
papers to the state Pollution Control Board.
"We hope to approach the ministry of environment and
forests by the year-end for getting the final clearance",
He said Indian Oil, the anchor investor for the hub,
would compensate 650 families, which would be rendered
The hub would be housed in 57 sq km in the PCPIR
at Haldia and adjoining Nayachar.
The SPV was formed as a joint venture between the West
Bengal Industrial Development Corporation and New Kolkata
International Development (NKID).