The New Indian Express | Feb 10, 2020
Govt yet to make the list of housing allotment prepared last year public
BHUBANESWAR: With the State Government planning to construct 20 lakh rural houses under different schemes ahead of the panchayat elections in 2022, the BJP on Sunday dared the Government to put the beneficiaries lit on public domain for greater transparency. Read more
Orissa Post | Feb 07, 2020
Though the district has Rs 25 lakh in its kitty for a septage and waste management project in Keonjhar DHH, the authorities are still unable to zero in on the location, thanks to regular opposition by the locals
Keonjhar: With available funds of Rs 25 lakhs including further assurance for funding by District Mineral Foundation (DMF), the proposed septage and waste management project in Keonjhar district headquarters hospital has made little progress, a report said. Read more
The New Indian Express | Feb 05, 2020
13 technically qualified bidders including Serajuddin & Co contested for Balda
BHUBANESWAR: As the auction of merchant mines whose lease period is expiring on March 31 is underway, Serajuddin and Company retained Balda iron ore block in the bidding that went past midnight on Monday. The company which has been operating the mines since 1962, offered a mind-boggling premium of 118.05 per cent of the sale value of ore.“Premium committed to pay by the highest bidder is the final price offer submitted is a percentage of value of mineral despatched in a month and sale price of the mineral (grade-wise) as published by Indian Bureau of Mines for such month of despatch,” sources in the mining industry said. Read more
The New Indian Express | Feb 04, 2020
After losing Nuagaon and Narayanposhi iron ore mines in an intense bidding process, ArcelorMittal India has bagged Thakurani iron ore block in Keonjhar district.
BHUBANESWAR: After losing Nuagaon and Narayanposhi iron ore mines in an itense bidding process, ArcelorMittal India has bagged Thakurani iron ore block in Keonjhar district. The mine fetched the highest premium of 107.55 per cent (pc). The company won the iron ore mines committing to pay 107.55 pc of its sale value of ore to the State Government, official sources said. Read more
The Pioneer | Jan 29, 2020
Chief Minister Kamal Nath said in the meeting of the Mining Department at the Mantralaya that a new action plan should be prepared for better utilisation of District Mining Fund.
Minister of Mineral Resources Pradeep Jaiswal was present in the meeting. Read more