Nirma has reported progress on its cement project coming up in Gujarat. The project involves setting up a
cement plant (cement 1.91 MTPA, 1.5 MTPA clinker), coke oven plant (capacity 1.5 Lakh TPA) and a captive
power plant (capacity 50 MW) at village Padhiarka in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat. Limestone (high grade,
cement grade), sand, clay, fly ash, lithomargic clay, gypsum, Coal will ne necessary raw materials. The project
is estimated to cost Rs..8935.2 million. The project is awaiting statutory clearances.
As of December 2009, the state government has given approval for the project and has also allotted 4,000 ha
which included wasteland and grazing land in villages such Dudheri, Gajera, Delia and Amlia.