Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding blast at JSPL's Raigarh plant, 28/02/2023

  • 28/02/2023

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re : News item published in Business Standard dated 09.02.2023 titled “Blast at JSPL’s Raigarh plant kills two workers, two others injured” dated 28/02/2023.

Proceedings were initiated in the matter suo-motu on the basis of a media report to the effect that two workers died and two were injured on account of blast at M/s Jindal Steel & Power Limited, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh (JSPL). The incident took place on June 10, 2020.

The NGT directed that the heirs of the deceased will be entitled to an amount of Rs 20 lakhs each and the injured will be entitled to Rs. 5 lakhs each payable by the JSPL within one month.