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Government’s infrastructure push along with initiatives like Housing for All, Smart Cities Mission and Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is going to boost demand for building material including cement.
India’s cement demand is expected to reach 550-600 Million Tonnes per annum by 2025.
Cement consumption in India is around 26 kg per capita against a global average of 540 kg per capita, which shows significant potential for the growth of the industry.

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Cement Industry Scenario

Cement is one of the most technologically advanced industries in the country. The modern Indian Cement plants are
state-of-the-art plants and are comparable to the best in the world.

AMRUT and Smart Cities Mission

4,909 Projects completed for Urban Rejuvenation Mission: AMRUT and Smart Cities Mission in the Union Budget.

Union Budget 2023-24, announcements leading to increase in the demand of cement
  • PM Awas Yojana expenditure increased by 66% to INR 79,000 Cr.
  • Railways will receive a capital outlay of INR 2.4 Lakh Cr, the highest allocation ever since 2013–14.
  • Public agencies will use the Urban Infrastructure Development Fund (UIDF), which will be administered by the national Housing Bank, to build urban infrastructure in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities. The UIDF will be established through the use of the priority Sector Lending shortfall.
  • Investments totaling INR 75,000 Cr (INR 15,000 Cr from private sources) will be made in 100 vital transportation infrastructure projects to provide last and first mile connectivity for the coal, ports, food grain, steel, and fertiliser grains sectors.
  • Government will establish an Urban Infrastructure Development Fund, similar to the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund, which will be run by NHB.
  • A one-year extension of the 50-year interest-free loan to state governments in order to encourage them to adopt complementary policies and encourage infrastructure investment.


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The Indian Cement Industry has managed to keep pace with the global technological advancement. The induction of advanced technology has helped the industry immensely to improve its efficiency by conserving energy, fuel and addressing the environmental concerns.
With more than 590 Million Tonnes per annum of cement production capacity, India is the second largest cement producer in the world and accounts for over 8 percent of global installed capacity.

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