TN to establish Rs 1200 crore MDCB plant

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 14:25

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government Tuesday announced the establishment of a Rs 1200 crore Multilayer Double Coated Board producing plant near Tiruchirapalli as part of its plans to expand the activities of the profit-making state owned Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL).
Making a suo motu statement in the Assembly, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa said that the work on the two lakh metric tonne capacity new plant coming up on a 989 acre land in Kulithalai-Manapparai near Srirangam in Tiruchirapalli district would commence this year and was expected to be completed by 2016.
TNPL, established in 1984 has been a profitable entity and won many awards and also had distinction of being the first ever paper company to run a cement manufacturing unit, Jayalalithaa said.

"It would create direct and indirect jobs to over 2000 people," she said.


First Published: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 14:25
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