HC direction to government on mines for VSP

Published: 16th August 2012 08:27 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th August 2012 08:27 AM   |  A+A-

Justice KC Bhanu of the High Court on Wednesday asked the state government to respond to the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant Employees' Union's petition complaining of indecision on allocating captive iron-ore mines to the steel plant. The judge adjourned the matter for next hearing after two weeks.

The employees' union complained that non-allocation of captive mines to the plant affected steel production and wanted the court to direct the principal secretary (industries & commerce) and managing director to AP SMDC to allot Obulapuram or Bayyaram to the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.

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