News of National importance which the people of Durgapur must know
For the workers of Durgapur Steel Plant, it is indeed a breaking news, that FPO of SAIL, which was likely to hit the market has been put on hold for the third time. Wheather it’s the falling share prices or their relentless battle against disinvestment, it is a welcome news for the workers of SAIL and particularly DSP.
In a major development setting up of Andal aerotropolis near Durgapur crossed its last hurdle by giving up its quest for final tranche of 144 acres of land that could not be acquired yet, due to agitation by unwilling farmers. Though initial project size of 2345 acre gets reduced to 2201 acre, the airport will not get affected but the rest of the project will have to be squeezed into the revised site area.
Five workers of Durgapur Steel Plant has jointly won the prestigious Shram Shree from Government of India award for their distinguished performance in increasing the production and productivity of the plant. All these five workers of Sinter Plant has made Durgapur proud as winning this kind of awards enhances the prestige of the company and motivates others.
Keeping in line with the mall culture, that came to Durgapur with the opening up of Big Bazaar, Junction Mall is the latest addition. This is the largest shopping mall of the entire Eastern India, excluding Kolkata. This latest buzz of the town, though not fully functional yet, but is bound to be the most happening place of Durgapur in coming days.
In both the assembly seats of Durgapur, Trinamool Congress candidates will fight against CPI (M) candidates. Both the assembly seats of Durgapur is presently held by CPI (M). Dr. Nikhil Banerjee will contest against Comrade Alpana Chowdhury in Durgapur East, while Apurba Mukherjee will fight against Comrade Biprendu Kumar Chakrobarty in Durgapur West.