Vedanta lacks captive bauxite resources, unlike its peers. : Metals & mining conglomerate Vedanta Ltd is planning to ramp up its Lanjigarh alumina refinery capacity to six million tonnes per annum (mtpa), up from one mtpa now. Vedanta’s proposal for expansion was recently cleared by the High-Level Clearance Authority (HLCA), the apex body to approve investments in Odisha. “Our Lanjigarh refinery expansion will happen in a staggered manner. In Phase-I, we will scale up capacity to four mtpa and we hope to achieve this by March 2020.