Vedanta Odisha

Activists protest at Vedanta's AGM over alleged illegalities

Vedanta Resources is reportedly embroiled in scandals and accused of wrongdoings related to its plans of bauxite drilling in Odisha's Niyamgiri hills.

Aug 02, 2014, 12:53 PM IST

Vedanta’s Lanjigarh Rehabilitation colony hailed as a model

Vedanta’s Rehabilitation colony in Odisha's Kalahandi district has come in for praise by a UNDP panel for its unique features and has been hailed as a model colony for others to emulate.

Dec 10, 2013, 14:18 PM IST

Anil Agarwal regrets investing in aluminium project in Odisha

His comments come in the backdrop of Vedanta's alumina refinery project at Lanjigarh in Odisha.

Nov 29, 2013, 15:48 PM IST

Vedanta commissions World’s first Red Mud Powder Plant

Vedanta Aluminium Ltd (VAL) has commissioned a red mud powder producing unit at Lanjigarh refinery in Odisha, describing it as first of its kind in alumina industry tackling major environmental hazards.

Nov 19, 2013, 12:36 PM IST

Vedanta looks beyond Niyamgiri to get Lanjigarh plant supplies

"Niyamgiri was a very small deposit and they (the Odisha government) have promised us that they will give this and work on other deposits. They are working on other deposits and I am looking forward if they can take faster decision," Vedanta Group Chairman Anil Agarwal said.

Sep 29, 2013, 12:59 PM IST

Vedanta seeks Odisha Govt intervention for alumina

Meanwhile, the steel and mines department of Odisha government has sought views of Nalco on the proposal of Vedanta Aluminium.

Sep 03, 2013, 22:05 PM IST

Vedanta sources bauxite to re-start refinery in Odisha

"We have started getting bauxite from Gujarat. We will build a buffer stock of at least one and half lakh tones of bauxite to re-open the refinery," a senior company official said.

Jul 02, 2013, 15:57 PM IST

Vedanta awaits Odisha govt's report to resume Lanjigarh ops

The aluminium firm had closed its 1-million tonne Odisha refinery last December due to shortage of bauxite, the key raw material for aluminium production.

Jun 30, 2013, 18:43 PM IST

Locals meet official, demand restart of Vedanta refinery

A large number of affected people gathered at main gate of the plant to highlight their plight after the refinery was closed in December last year due to shortage of bauxite.

Apr 24, 2013, 21:34 PM IST

VAL unlikely to start operation in Lanjigarh in near future

"It is very difficult to give a timeline. Unless we get secured source of supply of raw material, we will not be able to reopen the plant," President of Vedanta Aluminium, Mukesh Kumar said.

Dec 23, 2012, 16:11 PM IST

Vedanta likely to close Odisha alumina refinery from Dec 5

The mining conglomerate, which runs the alumina refinery through an unlisted subsidiary, Vedanta Aluminium Ltd (VAL), had given a closure notice to the state government three months back citing severe shortage of bauxite as the primary reason for the shutdown.

Dec 03, 2012, 17:50 PM IST