Telangana: Cement industry not to be affected in AP
Cement industry in Andhra Pradesh is one of largest industries in India and the industry is expected to bear no effect from the proposed creation of Telangana out of united Andhra Pradesh. Cement industry in the state is predominantly concentrated in the Telangana region, which has most of the limestone deposits.
Cement industry in Talangana area, with easy access to both Karnataka and Maharashtra, can drive the growth and infrastructure development in the proposed new state, say analysts. The area has around 40 cement units, with an installed capacity of about 55 million tonne. Interestingly, international majors such as CRH of Ireland, Italicement, Vicat of France all have presence in Andhra Pradesh.
Big players such as UltraTech, Zuari, India Cements, ACC, Jaypee, JSW, Orient, Kesoram, Madras Cement, KCP, Anjani, Hemadri, Rain Group, DCL and NCL are located in the state.