Officials positive on Jayamkondan Project revival

Even though Jayamkondan lignite based mine-cum-thermal power project is a non-starter, officials at the Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) have been expressing hopes about its revival. R. Kandasamy, Director (Planning and Projects) of the NLC told “we have been requesting the state govt. to help us to revive the project that has been hanging fire for decades for several reasons. Currently, we are facing hurdless in the form of land acquisition. We need about 12,000 hectares, of which 3,000 hectares is occupied by 40,000 people of 12,000 families from 22 villages.

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