Himachal Pradesh Government Expresses Interest to FAGMIL for Setting Up White Cement plant in North India
The Government of Himachal Pradesh recently expressed interest to FCI Aravali Gypsum and Minerals India Limited (FAGMIL), by issuing a Letter of Intent (LoI) to grant mining lease for setting up of white cement plant in North India to cater to the demand from the region. With only two operational white cement plants in the region currently, an MoU when entered between FAGMIL and the Government of Himachal Pradesh will establish the first PSU white cement plant in the country.

A pre-feasibility study has been conducted by the National Council for Cement and Building Materials, Ballabgarh (Haryana) on 108 hectares of land leased near Village Nohra Dhar, Tehsil Sangrah, and District Sirmour (Himachal Pradesh) for setting up of this manufacturing facility.

The plant will incorporate latest state-of-the-art, eco-friendly manufacturing technologies with an installed capacity of 1000 TPD. It will contribute to direct and indirect employment generation in the region around 200 to 3000 respectively. This upcoming project will be a landmark development in Nohra Dhar and nearby areas of Himachal Pradesh.