Bhubaneswar, June 13 (LocalWire): Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today held a meeting with Arcellor Mittal group chairman Laxmi Niwas Mittal through video conferencing.
In the meeting the CM talked about the prospects of the firm’s expanded business to boost their operations in the state.
The state government would provide all the support needed in this direction, the CM assured.
“It may be informed here that decision has been made to enhance the capacity of pellet plant at Paradeep from 6 MTPA to 12 MTPA.
Besides, the capacity of beneficiation plant at Dabuna will be enhanced from 5 MTPA to 16 MTPA,” a statement from the CMO said.
It also added, “Arcellor Mittal and Nippon Steel will Invest Rs 2000 crore for these projects in Odisha in the first phase,”
Arcellor Mittal and Nippon Steel have a pellet plant in Paradeep, and a beneficiation plant at Dabuni in Keonjhar, besides having the two mines at Sagasahi and Thakurani.