Five new cement plants will be set up in Rajasthan. The mines department has issued a letter of intent (LOI) to the firms and submitted the application for approval from Union government. Three LOI have been given for blocks at Chittorgarh while two are issued for the blocks in Jaisalmer district. The proposals of all the five blocks have been sent to Geological Survey of India (GSI). After receiving nod from them, all companies will be allowed to start their plants. Approximate cost of the project is around Rs.10,000 crores.
Extracted from TNN, Mar 09,’15