Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu Tuesday pitched for improving energy efficiency, environmental excellence and quality standards in the Indian cement industry.
He said per-capita cement consumption in India is still around 235 kg, against global average of 520 kg, which shows significant growth potential for the sector.
Housing for all by 2022, creation of 100 smart cities, dedicated freight corridors, clean India mission and ultra mega power projects will boost growth of the sector, he added.
The minister also urged the cement industry to think of recycling of material used in the production. Prabhu said this while releasing a compendium on ‘The Cement Industry India 2018’ here. Read More
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