ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Machkund, Upper Kolab and NALCO Projects in Koraput District, Orissa

in Koraput District, Orissa William Stanley Since the 1970s mainstream Indian industries have begun exploiting the resources of the Eastern Ghats, a large portion of which lies in Orissa. This has led to severe environmental degradation with significant proportions of the population, largely tribals, being displaced. Comparative studies of displacement, compensation and rehabilitation in three projects in Koraput district highlights the need for a uniform, but flexible, policy on resettlement and rehabilitation.
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