*Bhubaneswar:* Odisha, a mineral rich state, may have attracted big ticket expressions of interest from potential investors and been ranked seventh in ease of doing business among the states but is miles behind in getting the projects off the ground. Several mega projects, including Posco, continue to face hurdles in even getting off the ground while several have stalled. Companies have shied away from investing in the state for reasons ranging from not-so-business-friendly policies, environmental issues, land acquisition, protection of ethnic tribes and their culture and the menace of left-wing ultras. Read: www.thehansindia.com/posts/index/2015-12-10/Odisha-woos-investors-but-way-behind-in-getting-projects-off-ground-192233