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Udupi DC should visit UPCL plant and surroundings

Udupi DC should visit UPCL plant and surroundings

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, Nov 21, 2016: The president of the State unit of KPCC, Kissan Cell Sachin Meega, has called upon  Udupi DC  T. Venkatesh to make an immediate ground-level study of the villages around the 1,200 MW coal-based thermal power project of  UPCL, Udupi Power Corporation Ltd. and understand the problems of the local residents.

T VenkateshKPCC’s Meega told media here that only after such a study should a decision be taken on issues related to the expansion of the project.

He said DC Venkatesh should not have allowed “outsiders” to dominate the public hearing on the expansion of the 1,200 MW plant to 2,800 MW, held at Yellur in Udupi recently.

He should have given preference to listening to grievances of the farmers and local people, he said. The matters are controversial and should be looked into with utmost care.

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Kishen Rai, Ucchila Mon, November-21-2016, 12:20
Always the a proper survey is needed prior to the establishment of such plant. Some thing mistake are made purposefully
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