Deccan Cements has firmed up plans to expand cement capacity at its plant located at Mahankaligudem village in Nalgonda district of Telangana. The capacity will be augmented from 1.8 million tpa to four million tpa by installation of new unit (Unit-III) entailing an investment of Rs 600 crore. The project will spread over 51.15 acre of land. The plant will also include expansion of clinker capacity from 1.7 million tpa to 3.2 million tpa and waste heat recovery power plant capacity from 18 MW to 33 MW. The project will generate employment opportunities for 170 persons.
Deccan Cements is awaiting environment clearance (EC). The work on the project is expected to commence by September 2020. The completion date is scheduled for mid-2021.