Maharashtra CM announces setting up of mega steel plant in Surjagad

PTI Nagpur | Updated on December 21, 2019

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday announced that a Jamshedpur-like steel plant will be set up in Surjagad area in Vidarbha region of the state.

“We are planning to set up a Jamshedpur or Bhilai like steel plant near Surjagad in east Vidarbha region,” Thackeray said in the Legislative Assembly on the last day of the winter session of the state legislature.

Surjagad falls under naxal-hit Gadchiroli district, also known for its mineral deposits and dense forest.

Published on December 21, 2019

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