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Seeking more time for developing projects and surrendering them reflects lack of enthusiasm in the tax-free enclaves New Delhi, July 15 (PTI) The government has given more time to 33 special economic zone developers, including Uttam Galva Steels Ltd, Unitech Infracon and GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd, to execute their projects. At a meeting on July … Continue reading
OPG Power Gujarat Private Limited, a subsidiary of London-based power player, OPG Power Ventures PLC has received the in-principle approval to set up a sector-specific special economic zone (SEZ) for power at Bhadreshwar, Mundra in Kutch district in Gujarat. The SEZ board of approval (BoA) has granted the in-principle approval to the company at its … Continue reading
Plan to bring SEZs under land law.
Once considered a hot spot for fishing, the coast of Mundra in Gujarat is reporting dwindling fish catch. Reason: increasing sea temperature and sea water contamination, caused by the economic activities, mainly power projects being developed in the area. via Tata Mundra power project blamed for falling fish catch Down To Earth.
The state government has finally gave an approval to what can be termed as the highest-ever compensation for project affected persons (PAPs) in the state. The Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC) has got the green signal to go ahead with disbursal of Rs1.5 crore per hectare to ousters in Jaitala and Bhamti villages. The figure … Continue reading
Justice MB Shah commission that looks into 14 graft cases has got another participant earlier this week. A litigant in the Gujarat high court against the alleged violation of norms in the Adani Port Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) – Naran Gadhvi has filed an affidavit before the Shah commission. Gadhvi claimed that he could throw light … Continue reading
A ban has been proposed on the setting up of special economic zones (SEZ) on land in tribal areas and agricultural land. A meeting today between rural development minister Jairam Ramesh and unofficial members of the National Council of Land Reforms (NCLR) also suggested that homeless rural people should be given homestead land. http://www.telegraphindia.com/1120627/jsp/nation/story_15662405.jsp#.T-roxhce764