Bhubaneswar: The works of Sajjan Jindal’s 13.2 mtpa Integrated steel plant project in Odisha to commence soon.

Jindal in a video conference interaction with chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday has assured that the project work will start very soon. He said that his company has a plan to invest in excess of Rs 1 lakh crore in the State in next ten years.

The chief minister sought to know about the projects of JSW in Odisha, Jindal said that the JSW is fully committed to all its projects in the State. Jindal expressed his satisfaction on the support of the State government in providing all the necessary support for its various industrial projects.

During the discussion, the chief minister stressed on maximum value addition of State resources within the state for accelerating job creation and revenue generation

JSW is setting up a steel plant with a capacity of 13.2 MTPA at Jatadhar in Jagatsinghpur district. Earlier the site was allotted to South Korean steel giant POSCO for setting up a steel plant of 10 mtpa.

The State Government has allocated land, water and power for the JSW project. The project is being fast paced to begin at the earliest.

JSW is tying up with IIM Sambalpur to create “JSW Centre for Development Studies for Odisha.”

JSW Steel will also establish a 100 bedded hospital and a school at Koida in Sundergarh district in PPP mode with an objective to develop mining areas for the benefits of the local people. With the full support of the State government, this development project will be established soon.
Chief secretary Asit Tripathy, principal secretary steel & mines Surendra Kumar, principal secretary industries Hemant Sharma, CMD IPICOL, Nitin Jawale and secretary to CM (5-T) VK Pandian participated in the discussion.