Bhubaneshwar: Sijimali Bauxite Mines, auctioned block by Govt. Of Odisha over an area of 1549.022 Ha with Production capacity 9 Million MT per annum allotted to Vedanta Ltd. On 1st March 2023 after a competitive bidding process.
As per the guidelines of MoEF&CC , Regional Officer of Odisha State Pollution Control Board successfully organised the Public Hearing on Monday at Trinath Dev High School, Sunger of Kashipur Tehsil , district Rayagada.

Over 600 villagers present in the said meeting, conveyed their support and put forward their grievances. Public Hearing continued over one & half hours & meeting concluded by ADM Rayagada successfully.