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Decision on Posco by Jan end: Jairam

A final decision on Posco's Orissa plant would be taken by January end, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Wednesday.

twitter-logoPTI | December 30, 2010 | Updated 12:00 IST

A final decision on Posco's Orissa plant would be taken by January end, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Wednesday.

"I am confident that by the end of January, we will have complete clarity on the future course on this," the minister said. 

Ramesh said the ministry has received all the information regarding the proposed $12 billion project, which seeks diversion of 1253.225 hectares of forest land for establishment of Integrated Steel Plant and Captive Port in state's Jagatsinghpur district.

The project is under scanner of the ministry for alleged violation of green laws.


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