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Indian Oil to set up Polypropylene Plant in Odisha by 2017-18

New Delhi, Dec 17: The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) will set up its proposed Polypropylene (PP) plant in Odisha. The refinery plant will have 15 MMTPA capacity and will be commissioned at Paradip at an estimated cost of Rs.34, 162 crore during 2017-18.

Informing the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan in a written reply today said that the Plant will produce 700 thousands metric ton per annum.

The company is also planning to set up units (i) Ethylene derivative project (Ethylene Glycol), (ii) Para Xylene & PTA, and (iii) Petcoke gasification based derivative in the state.

DGP takes stock of railway safety measures

Bhubaneswar: A meeting on safety of rail passengers especially in Maoist-hit areas of Odisha was held at the DGP camp office here. Director General of...

Sujata Mohapatra Selected For Sangeet Natak Akademi Award

Bhubaneswar: Noted Odissi dancer Sujata Mohapatra has been selected for the coveted Sangeet Natak Akademi award (Academy Puraskar) 2017 for her outsta...

Salia Sahi residents protest drain work delay, block road

Bhubaneswar: Women residents have blocked the road at the Salia Sahi slum protesting delay in completion of the ongoing drain work in the slum.The dra...

Fire engulfs 30 houses in Kendrapada village

Kendrapada : Properties worth lakhs of rupees were burnt to ashes as a major fire engulfed 30 houses at Nalapokhari village under Rajkanika block in K...