Grasim Industrial Limited has commissioned its Chlor-Alkali manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh at Balabhadrapuram village in Biccavolu Mandal of East Godavari district.
The new facility, the first of its kind in the State, was inaugurated by Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, according to Gudivada Amarnath, Minister for Industries & IT.
In a statement, the Minister said, the company had invested Rs 2,700 crore in the caustic soda unit and agreed to employ 75% locals. Grasim Industries would provide direct employment to 1,300 and indirectly employ 1,150 people.
The Grasim industries have used advanced technologies to prevent contamination of underground water and have included a combined water treatment-cum-effluent treatment and recycle plant with zero liquid discharge facility, he said.