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Orient Cement plans to invest INR 2,000 crore for expansion in Telangana

Infra News - Published on Tue, 24 Jul 2018

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IANS reported that Orient Cement Ltd, a part of CK Birla Group, plans to invest INR 2,000 crore to expand the capacity of its plant in Telangana, the state government said. The company will expand the capacity of its factory at Devapur in Mancherial district from current 3.05 million tonnes to 7.5 million tonnes of cement per annum.

Mr Deepak Khetrapal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Orient Cement Ltd, recently met Industries Minister K.T. Rama Rao and discussed the expansion plans.

Orient Cements Ltd has obtained first stage of Environment Clearance from the Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ministry for expanding the plant.

The construction of the plant is expected to start within four months once the final clearance from the ministry is received, said a statement from the minister's office.

Meanwhile, this plant is likely to give direct employment to 4,000 people. Khetrapal requested Rama Rao for limestone linkage from Telangana State Mineral Development Corporation (TSMDC) mines for long-term operation of the plant.

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Posted By : Nanda Koijam on Tue, 24 Jul 2018
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