Aluminum Corporation of India held a groundbreaking ceremony for a 2 million ton alumina refinery in Orissa

On Friday, December 22nd, Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the Hindalco alumina refinery and clothing plant established by the Utkal Alumina Social Welfare Foundation.


The alumina refinery will be built in Kansariguda, and the clothing complex will be built in Phulujuba village, both located in the Rayagada area.

This refinery will be the second alumina refinery of Indian Aluminum Corporation in the Rayagada region of the state of Orissa.

Mr. Patnaik attended the groundbreaking ceremony on a virtual platform and said that these projects are not only an industrial milestone, but also an important attempt to explore the potential of our country's natural resources.

He also stated that these two new projects in Orissa demonstrate that the state is the preferred destination for manufacturing investment. He thanked Aditya Birla Group for choosing the Rayagada region for industrial investment.

The annual production capacity of Aditya alumina refinery is 2 million tons, involving an investment of 80 billion rupees. Hindalo has signed a long-term agreement with Orissa Mining Company to provide bauxite for this new refinery.

The clothing manufacturing department in Phulujuba village will have the capacity to produce 36 million shirts annually. This facility will create employment opportunities for 3000 local youth.

Post time: Apr-01-2024