Jaypee Cement to increase production, India

Jaypee Cement to increase production, India
Published: 26 April 2010

The Jaypee group plans to ramp up its cement capacity up to 55Mt by 2015, with an investment of around INR8,000 crore-INR10,000 crore. In addition, it also plans to expand its power capacity by 13,000MW over the next six years.

The group plans to increase its cement capacity from the current 22Mt to 35Mt by 2011. Going forward, it plans to further increase capacity to 55Mt by 2015. The Jaypee group has interests in cement, power, engineering, hospitality and townships.

The additional cement capacity which is being planned to take the total capacity to 35Mt is already under construction. The remaining plants for the further planned expansion of 20Mt are in the planning stage.

In the power segment, the company plans a total capacity of 13,000MW in the next six years. Out of this 13,000MW, 7,000MW has been planned in the thermal power segment, which is likely to be commissioned in the next four years. Work on the total 7,000MW capacity has already started.