Narendra Modi, chief minister of Gujarat dedicated Jaiprakash Associates’ 2.4 million tons per annum capacity cement plant in Sewagram, Kutch, Gujarat in the presence of other dignitaries, to the nation.
Jaiprakash Associates (JAL), the flagship company of the well diversified industrial conglomerate Jaypee Group having interests in the fields of civil engineering, cement, power, real estate & hospitality, has made an investment of Rs 15 billion in the first phase of Gujarat cement project and commissioned 2.4 MTPA cement plant at Sewagram in Kutch, Gujarat.
Greenfield plant was completed in a record time of 33 months after the acquisition of land in end of 2006. The project during the construction phase has generated employment opportunities in excess of 3000 people.
Commenting on the occasion, Jaiprakash Gaur, founder of the Jaypee Group said, “Gujarat is a vibrant state with good growth impetus. It is poised to take a big leap forward with a philosophy to make development a mass movement. Jaypee Group synonymous to its tag-line – ‘No dream too big’ is proud to be associated with Gujarat and to be a part of the development of the state in particular and economy in general. I am indeed delighted that our cement plant has been dedicated to the nation by the CM of Gujarat, Narendra Modiji. I am confident that with government and administration support, JAL will add to the development of the state by creating employment opportunities, infrastructure development etc. and thus overall socio economic growth of the region”.