Issue Date: Jan 15, 2008
The Goa State Pollution Control Board has directed Jain Udyog Pvt Ltd, a sponge iron plant operating at Sanvordem in south Goa, to shift its unit
after taking appropriate consent from the board.
The board took the decision on December 11, 2007, in view of the environmental guidelines given by Nagpur-based National
Environmen-tal Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), in its report on the environmental status of sponge iron plants in the state (see 'Rule of law',
Down To Earth, December 31, 2006).