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Pi Industries gets green nod for Rs 393 cr project in Gujarat

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

has been given the clearance for its Rs 393 crore pesticides project in district, Gujarat, a senior government said today.

The proposal is to set up a manufacturing unit to produce pesticide, pesticide intermediates and fine with a total capacity of 43,240 tonnes per annum in an area of 87,300 square metre in

"Based on the recommendations of the Appraisal Committee (EAC), the ministry has accorded green clearance to the project," the said.

The green nod has been given to the project with some conditions. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 393 crore, he added.

Among conditions specified, the company has been informed that out of proposed total production of pesticides, at least 25 per cent should be bio-pesticides.

The company has been asked to obtain consent to establish/operate the project from the state board, he added.

The company has decided to expand its production capacity by addition of a new to meet the rising the demand.

has reported a fall in its standalone net profit to Rs 81.7 crore during first quarter of the 2018-19 fiscal from RS 100.1 crore in the year-ago period.

The company's scrip closed flat at Rs 780 apiece on the BSE today.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 16:25 IST