Orissa Mining Corporation to expand Gandhamardan-B Iron Ore Mining Project located in village(s) Uparjagar, Ichinda, Urumunda, Nitigitha, Ambadahara, Saharapentha & Upper Kainsari, Tehsil Telkoi in Keonjhar district of Orissa. The proposed rated capacity of the mine is to be expanded from 2.5million tonnes per annum (million TPA) to 9.12 million TPA of iron ore. The total project cost is estimated at Rs. 470.6 million. The Suakati Nallah is flowing in the buffer zone of the mine at a distance of 1.3km from the mine lease boundary. In addition, the Baitarni River and the Patarpagi Nadi are also flowing in the buffer zone of the mine at distance of 4.6km and 4.8km respectively from the mine lease boundary.