TABLE 7.22
                   Number of Projects given Environment Clearance
                         during January to December, 1996
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 Nature of the Project              Number of Projects 
                                    Received   Cleared
1. Mining projects
    (a) Environmental clearance           52        39    
    (b) Site clearance                    26        15
2. Industrial projects                   144        54
3. Atomic power projects                 Nil       Nil
4. Thermal power projects                 43        26
5. River valley & Hydro-
        Electric projects                 23         6
6. Infrastructural  and
        miscellaneous projects            42        30
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        Total                            330       170  
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