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The land was bought for a mega steel and power plant

Business Standard  |  New Delhi 

The group is planning a "model farm" spread over 290 acres at its project site in Salboni, West Medinipur. There would be some smaller projects also. The land was bought for a mega steel and power plant. But a downturn in steel and cancellation of made the project unviable.

For JSW, it would be a corporate social responsibility project; for West Bengal, it would mean much more. State Chief said the project would keep "locals happy" who, unlike the land losers in Singur, refused to take back the land when offered by JSW. "They want industry, jobs," she said.

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Keeping locals happy

The land was bought for a mega steel and power plant

The land was bought for a mega steel and power plant The group is planning a "model farm" spread over 290 acres at its project site in Salboni, West Medinipur. There would be some smaller projects also. The land was bought for a mega steel and power plant. But a downturn in steel and cancellation of made the project unviable.

For JSW, it would be a corporate social responsibility project; for West Bengal, it would mean much more. State Chief said the project would keep "locals happy" who, unlike the land losers in Singur, refused to take back the land when offered by JSW. "They want industry, jobs," she said.
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Keeping locals happy

The land was bought for a mega steel and power plant

The group is planning a "model farm" spread over 290 acres at its project site in Salboni, West Medinipur. There would be some smaller projects also. The land was bought for a mega steel and power plant. But a downturn in steel and cancellation of made the project unviable.

For JSW, it would be a corporate social responsibility project; for West Bengal, it would mean much more. State Chief said the project would keep "locals happy" who, unlike the land losers in Singur, refused to take back the land when offered by JSW. "They want industry, jobs," she said.

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