India: government approval for new UltraTech plants at Nawalgarh and Jaitaran

India: government approval for new UltraTech plants at Nawalgarh and Jaitaran
Published: 28 April 2016


The Jaipur government cleared the construction of a new 3.3Mta cement unit at Nawalgarh (Jhunjhnu) by UltraTech Cement Ltd.

"Investment of worth INR3000 crore [INR30bn/US$451m] will be made and around 1000 people will get direct and indirect employment in this project. It will also set up new cement unit of 2.2Mta capacity and captive power plant at Jaitaran (Pali). The company will invest INR2100 crore and around 750 people to get direct and indirect employment," said the minister.