Manasa Cement Industry based in Chandragadhi -3 of Jhapa commenced productions from Thursday.
With this new venture, the number of cement factories in the district has reached four. Previously, Pashupati, Gorakhkali and Century Cement Factory were operating in the district.
Speaking on the occasion, Nitesh Agrawal, one of the promoters of Manasa Cement, stated that the factory has a capacity to produce 100 tons of cement a day. He stated that the cement produced by the company is of 55 grade, and hence, would cater to the high grade cement requirements in the eastern region.
So far, the promoters have invested Rs 80 million in the industry, according to Agrawal.