Economy & Market
Reliance goes for Himachal mega cement plant
Reliance Cement has proposed a 5 million tonne capacity mega cement plant the biggest so far in Himachal Pradesh. Besides Reliance eight other firms have bid for this project proposed to be set up in Chopal area of Shimla district. While the others have proposed a 2 million tonne capacity plant , Reliance Cementation Pvt Ltd (RCPL) of the Anil Ambani Group has proposed a 5 million tonne plant Experts say this will have a life of at least 40 years. The other firms who have bid for the grant of prospective license are Lafarge , JK Cements , Ambuja , ACC , Dalmia , Abhijit Group , Laxmi Cements and Atha Mines , officials told the Hill Post The plant is proposed to be set up at the Sanrothi limestone deposits which is close to the Gummah limestone deposits where India Cements is already setting up a 2 million tonne capacity plant.