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156. 

Which state government has announced to set up the world's biggest Zinc Smelter project?

[A]. Gujarat
[B]. Haryana
[C]. Odisha
[D]. Assam

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Gujarat government has signed a pact with Vedanta Group firm Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL) to set up a greenfield zinc smelter in the state. This facility will entail an investment of Rs 5000- 10,000 crore in phases, creating more than 5,000 direct and indirect jobs and will be operational by 2022. The proposed 300 (kilo tonnes per annum) production capacity project would provide big employment opportunities to the local youths in this tribal area.

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