| Updated on November 15, 2017 Published on January 10, 2012

OCL India Ltd has informed BSE that the Company has received a letter dated December 27, 2011 from the office of the Deputy Director of Mines, Rourkela Circle, Rourkela (Odisha) in terms of which the Company is required to limit its production of limestone at its Lanjiberna Limestone & Dolomite Mines to 1.7 million TPA, till the extension of TWP or approval under forest (C) Act, 1980 is obtained, instead of the enhanced production limit of 4.2 million TPA for which the MOEF, Government of India has already accorded Environmental Clearance.

In view of the fact that the Company has already exhausted the limit of limestone production at Lajiberna Limestone & Dolomite Mines to the extent of 1.7 million TPA during the year, the two kilns of the Company at Rajgangpur have been stopped temporarily till receipt of TWP/Forest Clearance.

The Company has already represented its case before the commissioner-cum-secretary, Department of Steel and Mines, Government of Odisha, Bhubneswar for grant of permission to work in Non Forest Area only with production of 4.2 million TPA from 1.7 million TPA based on the Central Empower Committee (CEC) guidelines, pending renewal of Forest Clearance. The Company expecting to get the requested permission soon.

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Published on January 10, 2012
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