The geographic advantage enables Dalmia to effectively support new infra projects in the region’s economic growth.

MUMBAI, July 4 (The CONNECT) – Cement major Dalmia Bharat Limited (DBL) has announced the commencement of commercial production of an additional 1 MTPA at its plant at Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh.

The integrated cement manufacturing unit in Kadapa unit had an existing capacity of 2.6 MTPA. This expansion brings the company’s total installed capacity to 46.6 MTPA, inclusive of its subsidiaries.

This strategic expansion with an investment of Rs. 207 crores, aims to meet the growing cement demand in the Southern region and enhance Dalmia Bharat’s market presence in the South.

The initiative aligns with the company’s long-term growth strategy to increase its total installed capacity to 110-130 MTPA by 2031.

Puneet Dalmia, Managing Director & CEO, Dalmia Bharat Limited, said, with the expected focus on overall infrastructure capital outlay and its deployment, the company looks at significant growth opportunities ahead especially in the Southern states.

Dalmia Bharat has established a strong and enduring presence in the Southern region of India, cementing its reputation as a leader in the cement industry. With strategically located manufacturing units in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, it is well positioned to cater to the growing infrastructure demands of the region.

This geographic advantage enables the company to effectively support new projects in roads, railways, airports and ports contributing significantly to the region’s economic growth and development.