Odisha Govt Acquires 36K Acres Land Under Land Bank

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has so far acquired 36,148 acres land under Land Bank scheme to facilitate setting up industries in a hassle free atmosphere.

Replying to a written question, Industries minister Debi Prasad Mishra told the Assembly that of the total land acquired 33,519 acres belong to the government while the remaining 2,628 acres are owned by private entities.

The state government has identified 2.37 lakh acres in eight clusters across the state under Land Bank scheme to facilitate industries with lands for the expeditious grounding of their projects.

These clusters are Dhamara region, Paradip region, Bhubaneswar region. Gopalpur region,  Sambalpur-Jharsuguda region, Sundargarh-Rourkela region, Dhenkanal-Angul region and Koraput-Rayagada-Kashipur region.

Idco has filed requisition for land measuring around 95,000 acres of land in different districts, which would be reserved under land bank scheme so far.

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