SAIL will launch vitrification plant in Chhattarpur,
Steel Authority of India (SAIL) will start a vitrification
plant in Chhattarpur district of Madhya Pradesh and MOIL (Manganese Ore India
Limited) a ferro-alloy plant in naxal-affected Balaghat. Union minister for
steels and mines Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday said that SAIL will come to
Bundelkhand while MOIL and NALCO would set-up power projects while also
establishing smelter plants in the state.
The Union minister was here in Madhya Pradesh capital to
brief the media on achievements of Narendra Modi government's one-year in
office. Speaking on upcoming projects in Madhya Pradesh under the steels and
mines ministry, Tomar said, "There is huge deposits of iron-ore in Chhattarpur
district which is why SAIL will bring its vitrification palette plant to the
Bundelkhand region. NALCO will start an aluminium smelter plant in the state
soon as a coal block is allocated for it in a location with adequate bauxite
deposits in the neighbourhood."
He said NALCO will also establish a 20 MW solar power plant
in Agar-Malwa district for which land will be allocated by the state government.
Hindustan Copper Limited will expand its Malajkhand project while the National
Mineral Development Corporation will excavate the diamond deposits in Panna
Courtesy: The Times of India