Vedanta seeks more land for new projects
Vedanta Aluminium has asked the West Bengal government to allot it an additional 1,200 acres of land for its proposed greenfield plant in the state.
The company already has 200 acres of land under its possession at Bidhanbag in Asansol region.
The company is in the process of setting up an alumina plant that will have a capacity of 6.5 lakh tonne and 1,500 MW power plant in the first phase.
In the second phase, the alumina production capacity would be ramped up to one million tonnes and power generation capacity would also be augmented by another 1,500 MW.
The total investment for the project was around Rs25,000 crore. Vedanta was also setting up a similar greenfield facility at Jharsuguda in Orissa.