Special Report: India at a crossroads over land reforms
Disputes and conflicts over the use of land are affecting public and foreign investment and industrial development in India. GIS expert Barun Mitra explains how the government is tackling the issues.
INDIA is at a crucial crossroads. There is a need for large productive investments to provide new economic opportunities and sustain high economic growth. But it clashes with the ability to acquire land for these projects.
Almost every kind of project has been affected. The South Korean steel giant, POSCO, the Pohang Iron and Steel Company, with an integrated steel plant and port in the east coast state of Orissa, supposedly the singl...
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