Proposed area visited by senior officials, including the chief executive officer of the JSW Project, discuss with locals
Paradip,18/1:Top officials today visited the proposed JSW Project area in Dhinkia Nuagaon and Gadkujang under Ersama tehsil near Paradip.
The company’s chief executive officer (CEO),Ranjan Naik, JSW mines chief BRK Padhi, human resources chief Sreejit Mishra, Paradip project chief Subrata Sahu visited the proposed areas of Mahal, Patna and Gobindpur villages. They discussed with some members of Maa Mangala forest committee of Gobindpur village and of Akhandalmani forest committee who requested for proper valuation of fruit bearing and other trees in the area and provision of employment opportunities for the local people In addition, the senior officials discussed with the people how to speed up the betel vines survey and demolition work as well as other construction works. It may be recalled that the construction of the boundary wall from Patna to Gobindpur has started for the project. Betel vine survey and demolition work continues in Patna and Mahal villages. To date, 257 beneficiaries have been provided with financial assistance of over Rs 6 crore. In addition, the old 111 betel vine beneficiaries of Gobindpur village have been paid Rs 94lakh as arrears. Land acquisition for the project is going on with the cooperation of the local people. The top officials of the company, besides discussing with the local people ,examined the geographical features of the proposed area.