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SRF gets green nod for Rs 4,800-cr expansion project in Guj

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Multi-business entity Ltd has received green nod for expansion of its specialty chemicals, pesticide and fluoro manufacturing plant at Dahej in Gujarat, which will entail an investment of Rs 4,800 crore, as per the official document.

The company wants to increase the production capacity of specialty chemicals, pesticide and from 1,75,000 tonnes per annum to 5,87,177 tonnes per annum and captive power plant capacity from 25MW to 75 MW at Dahej.

In a letter issued to Gurugram-headquartered Ltd, the Union ministry said it has given the clearance to the company's proposed expansion project in with some riders.

The clearance has been given after taking into account the recommendations of an expert appraisal committee. The cost of the project is estimated at Rs 4,800 crore, it said.

Among conditions specified, Ltd has been asked to take 'consent to establish/operate' for the project from the board.

It has also been asked to follow national emission standards for manufacturing industry and install suitable devices to control source and the fugitive emissions.

The company has been asked to undertake waste minimisation measures, cover green belt in 33 per cent of the total project area and allocate 2.5 per cent of the project cost for Enterprise Social Commitment.

That apart, the company has been directed to ensure raw materials are not stored more than three days at any point of time, the letter added.

The of SRF's and specialty chemicals business are located at two locations: Dahej in and Bhiwadi in

The Dahej plant, commissioned in 2012, presently manufactures Trichloroethylene, Perchloroethylene, Anhydrous Hydrofluoric Acid (AHF), Tetrafluroethane with captive power.

The company has operations in two more countries, and It also exports products to over 60 countries.

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

First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 12:05 IST