The Union Ministry of Environment Clearance & Forests will take up 13 projects for first level of environment clearance.
These will be taken up during the 18th meeting of the expert appraisal committee from 3 to 5 May.
The projects include expansion of steel plant by adding 1.5 MTPA beneficiation cum pellet plant of Orissa Metaliks Private Limited, expansion of steel plant of Kalindi Ispat Ltd and expansion of manganese ore processing plant of Shiv Shanti Cement Private Limited..
Also in the list are proposed Greenfield Cement Plant of The Ramco Cement Ltd, proposed Mill Expansion Plan (MEP) of Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) in Trichy District and Expansion of Ferro Alloy Plant of Balasore Alloys Ltd.
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