Chief Minster Arjun Munda on Friday inaugurated the Bokaro Jaypee Cement Plant (BOJCP) which has a capacity of 2.1Mta at Balidih Industrial Area of Bokaro Steel City. The project is a joint venture unit of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL) and Jaypee Group.
Deputy Chief Minister Sudesh Mahato and Hemant Soren along with SAIL Chairman CS Verma, SS Mohanti Director Technical SAIL, Sunny Gaur the vice-chairman of Jaypee Group including others were also in attendance.
BOJCP is the fourth major cement plant in the state and comprises two mills with a capability to produce 340tph of cement utilizing vertical roller mill technology and Wagon tippler facility, using the slag generated by BSL's blast furnace.
"We are planning to sell out about 60,000t cement per month in Jharkhand, 80,000t in West Bengal and 50,000t in Bihar from our Bokaro plant," a BOJCP official told The Pioneer.