Keeping in line with the order of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF), Vedanta Aluminium Ltd (VAL) has provided Rs OSPCB10 crore (100 million Rupees) bank guarantee to the Orissa State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) as a safeguard against implementation of environmental protection measures at its alumina refinery site at Lanjigarh in Kalahandi district.
MoEF in its order on October 21 had directed VAL to submit within 15 days an unrevocable bank guarantee of Rs 10 crore valid for three years to OSPCB.