Patna: Construction work is underway on 89 of 178 plots leased by state-owned Bihar Industrial Area Development Authority (BIADA), state's Industries Minister Renu Kumari said on Monday.

Replying to a question in the Assembly, the Minister said industrial production was on at only 11 plots in 2010-2011. Allotment of 16 plots has been cancelled for various reasons, she said adding the process for cancellation of sites for 62 units was on.

She, however, did not reply to a specific question as to how many allotted BIADA sites to the entrepreneurs have been cancelled in the past five years.

(Agencies)

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