A new cement plant is to be established in Assam near the railway town of Badarpur in Karimganj district in the middle of 2013.
Valley Strong Cement (Assam) Limited, at Debendranagar village will be capable of producing 6.6 lakh tonnes of cement a year. Promoted by the Chamaria-Gorodia group, which has another cement plant at Debendranagar, the plant will be the third of its kind in Barak Valley.
Chamaria-Gorodia group’s other cement plant, called Barak Valley Cement Plant, has an annual output of 3lakh tonnes a year. Debandranagar’s second cement plant will come up on a 30ha plot near the group’s first cement plant.