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Orient Cement to expand production capacity

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

of the CK Birla Group today signed a pact with the government forexpanding the existing capacity of its plant at an investment of Rs 2,000 crore, said of IT and Industries K T Ramarao.

"I am delighted that is almost doubling their capacity. create another few thousands of jobs," the told reporters here.

A said the existing capacity of the in Devpur was five million tonnes and it would go upto eight million tonnes after the expansion programme.

has got the first stage clearance from the Ministry of Environment, for the expansion and final clearance was awaited, an official press release said.

The plant was likely to provide direct employment to 4,000 people, apart from generating indirect employment, the release further said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, August 06 2018. 20:45 IST
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