Emami Cement has commissioned its two million tonnes per annum (MTPA) cement grinding unit at the Panagarh Industrial Park in Burdwan district of West Bengal.
The project by the company, a part of the Rs 50,000 crore diversified Emami Group, came up at a cost of Rs 500 crore.
In a statement, Emami Cement claimed that the project has been completed in a record time of 13 months.
It further said that the plant has been developed on 65 acres of land and is expected to generate direct and indirect employment of over 500 people.
The grinding unit is a part of the Rs 3500 crore, 5.5 MTPA integrated cement plant comprising an operational facility of a central clinker plant and a grinding unit at Risda in Balodabazar district of Chattisgarh. Another grinding unit with a capacity 1.8 MTPA is coming up in Odisha.
“We are hopeful to become a 15-20 MTPA player within the next 3-5 years,” Aditya Vardhan Agarwal, Director, Emami Group, said in the release.
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