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Role of Cement Industry in Indian Economy | India24
The Role of Cement Industry in India GDP is significant in the economic development of the country. The cement industry in India is one of the oldest sectors in India. The industry is driven by the immense growth in the housing sector, the infrastructure development, and construction of transportation systems. Indian Cement Industry is the second largest cement producer in the world after China with a total capacity of 151.2 Million Tonnes (MT). Government of India has been giving immense boost to various infrastructure projects, housing facilities and road networks, the cement industry in India is currently growing at an enviable pace. In the coming years more growth in the Indian cement industry is expected to come. It is predicted that the production in India would rise to 236.16 MT in FY11 & expected to rise to 262.61 MT in FY12 in the Cement Industry. The Indian cement industry is dominated by 20 companies, which account for almost 70% of the total cement production in India.The companies all over India have produced 11 MT cement during April-September 2009. The Indian Cement industry plays a major role in the growth of the nation for that case in any country. Industry Cement Industry was under full control and supervision of the government. However, it got great relief at a large extent after the economic reform which made its growth easier. Still government interference, especially in the pricing, is evident in India. Top Leading Companies Ultratech Cement Century Cements Madras Cements ACC Gujarat Ambuja Cement Limited Grasim Industries …