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NEWS IMPULSE -WORLD’S BIGGEST ZINC SMELTER PROJECT| 18 OCTOBER

<p style=”margin-bottom: 8px; text-align: center;”><span style=”font-size:15pt”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><b>Source &ndash; PIB</b></span></span></span></span></p>

<p style=”margin-bottom: 8px; text-align: center;”><span style=”font-size:15pt”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><b>GS Paper &ndash; 3</b></span></span></span></span></p>

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<p style=”text-align:justify; margin-bottom:8px”><span style=”font-size:15pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><b>Context</b> – <span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:white”><span style=”letter-spacing:.4pt”>P</span></span></span><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#333333″><span style=”letter-spacing:.4pt”>Gujarat government has announced the setting up of the world&rsquo;s biggest Zinc Smelter project in Dosawada in Tapi district.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p>

<p style=”text-align:justify; margin-bottom:8px”><span style=”font-size:15pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><b><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#333333″><span style=”letter-spacing:.4pt”>Highlights</span></span></span></span></b></span></span></span></span></span></p>

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<li style=”text-align:justify; margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:15pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#333333″><span style=”letter-spacing:.4pt”>Memorandum of Understanding for this project was signed with Vedanta Group</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”text-align:justify; margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:15pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#333333″><span style=”letter-spacing:.4pt”>The proposed 300 KTPA production capacity project would provide big employment opportunities to the local youths in thistribal area.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”text-align:justify; margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:15pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#333333″><span style=”letter-spacing:.4pt”>The first phase of the proposed plant will be operational in 36 months.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”text-align:justify; margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:15pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#333333″><span style=”letter-spacing:.4pt”>The project with the investment of Rs.10 thousand crore will also have a State-of-the-art Research and Development Centre.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”text-align:justify; margin-bottom:8px; margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:15pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#222222″><span style=”letter-spacing:.4pt”>The project will satisfy the domestic as well as global needs through exports</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
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