ULTRATECH CEMENT BEGINS WORK ON NEW GREENFIELD CEMENT PLANT IN RAJASTHAN
UltraTech Cement Ltd, the largest manufacturer of grey cement, ready mix concrete (RMC) and white cement in India, has commenced construction work on a 3.5 million tonne per annum (mtpa) integrated cement plant at the Ballara village, in the Pali district of Rajasthan, at an investment of around R1,850 crores. Commercial production at the greenfield plant is slated to start from 2020. UltraTech Cement already has a significant presence in the state with an existing capacity of over 9.5 mtpa of grey and white cement. Once the Pali plant is commissioned, its total capacity will cross 13 mtpa. The event was flagged off through a unique digital ground-breaking ceremony performed by the Honourable Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Smt Vasundhara Raje Scindia, from her office in Jaipur.