Deal #574

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Kalinga Nagar, Barbil, Odisha 758035, India

Target country
India
Comment on location
orissa, Kalinga Nagar Coordinates: 20.239714, 85.76282

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
501.0
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2007-01-01] 446
Comment on land area
MoU (2005): Project will require aprox. 501 ha for setting up the steel plant Proposed to set up over 300 acres of land, the park will accommodate 71 units, including a service centre adjacent to JSL’s integrated stainless steel plant at Kalinga Nagar. This would be a natural extension to its 1.6 million TPA Integrated Stainless Steel project as units set up in this Stainless Steel Park will use the finished products from JSL plant. This would also help the units in getting assured supply of their key raw material

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Industry
Comment on intention of investment
stainless steel plant and ancillary / downstream industry SEZ

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Outright Purchase

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2005] Intended (Memorandum of understanding)
Concluded (Oral Agreement)
Comment on negotiation status
contradiction: The cetagorization as failed apparently stems from personal information. But company mentions project in successive annual reports, unsure if negotiations failed or contract canceled 2005: MoU The Telegraph 2007: the state government asked Idco not to pursue its SEZ venture as Jindal Stainless also proposed to set up a metallurgical-based engineering and downstream SEZ in the same area

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2008] Startup phase (no production)
[2011] In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
It is reported that Jindal Stainless Limited is all set to open the largest green field integrated complex for stainless steel at Kalinga Nagar in Orissa. (http://www.steelguru.com/stainless_steel_news/Update_on_JSL_plant_in_Orissa/62073.html ) - is in operation (latest in 2012, maybe earlier) - commissioned in 2011 - Jindal steel plant in Odisha might face closure for violating pollution norms, the state authorities said (Janurary 2014)

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (total)
3800

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Comment on jobs created (domestic)
The company denied allegations that locals were not employed in the company's steel plant in Orissa

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
Domestic partners: local government

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Personal information
Comment on data source
Social Development Foundation, Delhi; Deepk K Mishra, "Behind dispossession: State, Land grabbing, and Agrarian Change in Rural Orissa"; Indian Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Department of Commerce, "List of formal approvals granted under the SEZ act, 2005"

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-01-10
Comment on data source
Jindal steel plant in Odisha faces closure

Data source #3

Data source type
Personal information
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes

Data source #4

Data source type
Government sources
File
Date
2005-01-01

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2007-03-30

Data source #6

Data source type
Government sources
File
Date
2005-06-09
Comment on data source
MoU

Data source #7

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
As part of the massive expansion plans across locations, JSL is setting up one of world's largest single location fully integrated stainless steel plant at Orissa; the 1.6 Million Tons Per Annum Greenfield Project envisages complete integration from mining to cold rolling, alongwith 500MW captive power plant

Data source #8

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #9

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2008-09-08
Comment on data source
http://www.steelguru.com/stainless_steel_news/Update_on_JSL_plant_in_Orissa/62073.html It is reported that Jindal Stainless Limited is all set to open the largest green field integrated complex for stainless steel at Kalinga Nagar in Orissa.

Data source #10

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2011-09-06
Comment on data source
JSL Ltd (formerly Jindal Stainless Ltd) will invest Rs 6000-7000 crore on scaling up the capacity of its steel plant at Kalinga Nagar in Orissa from one million tonne per annum (mtpa) to 3.2 mtpa.

Data source #11

Data source type
Media report
Publication title
JSL to invest Rs 7000 cr to ramp up Orissa plant capacity three fold
Date
2013-01-21

Data source #12

Data source type
Media report
File
Publication title
JSL Limited sign MOU with Orissa for Stainless Steel Park at Kalinga Nagar
Date
2010-02-03

Data source #13

Data source type
Media report
Publication title
Jindal steel plant in Odisha faces closure
Date
2014-01-10

Negative impacts for local communities

Negative impacts for local communities
Environmental degradation
Comment on negative impacts for local communities
Due to Water pollution

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Resources yield
Chromite
Comment on resources
JSL has been granted chromite mines in Orissa, it was meant for captive consumption and could not be used in stainless steel production

How much water is extracted?

Water footprint of the investment project
On analysing the discharge's sample, it was found the effluents contained high concentration of phenol and cyanide, hazardous to health and surrounding water bodies

Overall comment

Overall comment
The Jindal steel plant in Odisha might face closure for violating pollution norms, the state authorities said

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