Top Contributor States in Cement Production
The major contributor to the cement industry of India is the state of Madhya Pradesh. The 19 cement plants in Madhya Pradesh contribute 26.23 million tonnes of cement to the total reservoir of cement in India. Andhra Pradesh has the maximum number of cement plants (20) and it contributes 17 million tonnes of cement to India. Rajasthan, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu have 16, 12 and 10 plants each and they collectively contribute 35.79 million tonnes of cement.
The cement industry in India is growing at a tremendous rate. Because of the liberalization measures taken by the Government of India in the 90's, India has come a long way in the production of cement. From being an importer of cement, India now is not only self sufficient but also export large quantities of cement to the countries like Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Mauritius, Africa, Scychelles, Burma, UAE, Singapore owing to its numerous cement plants.
List of Popular Cement Plants in India
Some of the popular cement plants in India are properties of:
- India Cement
- JK Cement Limited
- Jaypee Group
- Century Cement
- L & T Cement
- ACC Limited
- CCI Cement Plants
- Gujarat Ambuja Cement Plants