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Update on Paradeep PCPIR

Bhubaneswar-Paradip, Dharitri (in Odia), Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada, Paradip - Jatadhari - Kujanga, PCPIR, Petrochemicals 2 Comments »

Following is an excerpt from a report in

… Orissa Govt has gone  ahead to make budgetary provisions for providing basic infrastructure to attract the investors to this region. The expenditure requirement was discussed today in a high level meeting held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Bijaya Kumar Patnaik in the Secretariat conference hall.

It has been decided in the meeting that the Project is to  covering 284.15 Sq.Kms. in Jagatsingpur and Kendrapara Districts will be developed in two phases viz. phase-1 covering 195 Sq.kms and phase-11 covering 89 sq. kms. The Project Proposal has been approved by Govt of India. IDCO has been selected as the Nodal Agency and IOCL selected as Anchor Tenant for development of PCPIR. The estimated budget for external infrastructure has been tentatively calculated at Rs.13634 Cr. The entire expenditure has been proposed to be borne jointly by Govt of Odisha, Government of India and Public Private Partnership.

The external infrastructure includes Green Field Coastal Corridor from Astarang to Dhamara via Paradeep ( 140Kms identified under Odisha and Andhra Pradesh PCPIR), Bhubaneswar- Paradeep Corridor(73 Kms.) , other Arterial roads, Port upgradation with new facilities, water supply, Taladanda  & Kendrapara canal lining, Captive Power Plant( 2x500MW) , New sub-stations and feeder lines, rail freight stations along with additional rail sidings, Logistic hubs near Bhutmundei, proposed air port , waste water treatment system and solid waste management. Up gradation of NH-5A ( 78 kms) to 4 lane  and expansion of Cuttack –Paradeep State High Way other important proposed  road projects. The total power requirement has been estimated at 2000 MW.

The demand of water for new projects in region will be 620 MLD  in different phases. Different water treatment systems like CETP & STP have been proposed at each of the chemical parks with estimate of 431 cr. Solid waste management system has been proposed  for disposal  industrial and domestic waste at the estimated cost of 200 Cr. Concerned departments have been directed to take up feasibility assessment and prepare detail project
reports for inclusion in state budget and recommendation to Govt of India for inclusion in 12th  Five Year Plan.

Following is from Dharitri.

Odisha’s top three Odia papers (Dharitri, Samaja and Sambada) have free epaper editions

Dharitri (in Odia), Samaja (in Odia), Sambada (in Odia) No Comments »

Their websites are:

  • Dharitri (Usually updated around 3 PM California Time; 3:30 AM Indian Time)
  • Sambada (Seems to be updated in the PM California Time)
  • Samaja (Usually updated around 4 AM California Time; 4:30 PM Indian Time)

At present all three are free and one does not need to login to read them.  Dharitri and Samaja had epapers for some time now. Sambada is the latest one to join the club.

NTPC operations and plans for Odisha; includes a medical and engineering college

Coal, Dharitri (in Odia), Engineering and MCA Colleges, GRIDCO, Medical, nursing and pharmacy colleges, NTPC, Odisha govt. action, Thermal No Comments »

Following is from Dharitri.

CM inaugurates the Vedanta/Sterlite power plant in Jharsuguda: Dharitri

Anil Agarwal, Dharitri (in Odia), Jharsugurha, Jharsugurha- Brajarajnagar- Belpahar, Thermal, Vedanta No Comments »

The power plant is of 2400 MW capacity out of which 600 MW will be provided to Odisha at a low cost. Vedanta is building a 100 bd hospital in that area as a CSR measure.

Village water and sanitation hotline 1-800-345-6770

Dharitri (in Odia), Odisha govt. action, Sanitation - State incentives, Total sanitation campaign - CRSP, Village water and sanitation No Comments »

Orissa state water and sanitation mission has advertised a hotline where people can call if their village water system or tubewell has a problem or if someone wants to know more about installing their own private latrine. Following is the ad that appeared in Dharitri.

Who has how much land at Infocity 1 of Bhubaneswar: Dharitri

Bhubaneswar- Cuttack- Puri, Dharitri (in Odia), IT, Khordha No Comments »

Progress on Astaranga and Kirtania ports: Dharitri

Astaranga, Puri (Navayuga interested), Balasore, Choumukha-Kirtania, Balasore (Creative ports, Chennai interested), Dharitri (in Odia), Puri No Comments »

IIT Madras suggests alternatives to Orissa port hurdles: Dharitri

Balasore, Bhadrakh, Chudamani, Bhadrakh (Birlas interested), Dhamara port (under constr.), Dharitri (in Odia), Inchudi, Balasore (many interested), Jagatsinghpur, Ports and waterways 1 Comment »

Gaja muan festival of Parla: Dharitri

Dharitri (in Odia), Festivals, Gajapati No Comments »

10 crores for Berhampur, Koraput, Angul and Parla for drinking water system: Dharitri

Angul, Anugul- Talcher - Saranga- Nalconagar, Berhampur- Gopalpur- Chhatrapur, Dharitri (in Odia), Drinking water projects, Gajapati, Ganjam, Koraput, Koraput- Jeypore- Sunabedha- Damanjodi, URBAN DEV. & RENEWAL No Comments »

Ship building industry in India and Orissa

Dhamara- Chandbali- Bhitarakanika, Dharitri (in Odia), Hindu, Business line, Shipyard 2 Comments »

Hindu Business line has a nice article on the current status of ship-building industry in India. The existing ship builders in India are:

  • ABG Shipyard
  • Pipavav Shipyard
  • Bharati Shipyard
  • Cochin Shipyard
  • Hindustan Shipyard
  • Alcock Ashdown
  • Tebma Shipyard
  • L & T Hazira

Some of the new entrants are:

  • Ruia group
  • Shipping corp. of India
  • Mercator Mech Marine
  • Goodearth maritime
  • Adani group

With respect to Orissa, Bharati shipyard together with Apeejay plan to have a shipyard in Dhamara. Following is a report in today’s Dharitri about the land acquisition effort for that. (The last sentence that got cut says: This project is to start in 2008 and is scheduled to be completed by 2016.)

Plans for various ancillary industrial parks: Dharitri

Aluminium, Angul, Anugul- Talcher - Saranga- Nalconagar, Bhubaneswar- Cuttack- Puri, Cuttack, Dharitri (in Odia) No Comments »

Minister Suryanarayan Patra mentions plan of Gopalpur-Chandrabhaga marine drive : Dharitri

Beaches, Coastal highway - beach preservation, Dharitri (in Odia), Ganjam, Konark, Puri, State Ministers 2 Comments »

Orissa media links

Business Standard, calnet, orissa today, Daily Pioneer, Dharitri (in Odia), DISTRICTS & BLOCKS, IRFCA postings, METROS/CLUSTERS, New Indian Express, Indian Express, Financial express, NEWS SOURCE, Odisha Media,, Others, PIB - GOI, Pragativadi, Press release, Odisha Govt., Samaja (in Odia), Sambada (in Odia),, TOI, Economic Times 1 Comment »

Following is a collection of links about Orissa on-line media.