Sahyadri Industries has launched toilet blocks under the brand name Cemply DIY (Do It Yourself) toilet blocks. The company is focusing rural markets to promote the blocks. It has a target of selling 40,000 blocks in the next one year. The make-shift toilets have a shelf life of 25 years and can be set up anywhere in rural or urban areas.
The blocks are being manufactured at it’s the company’s Chinchwad plant. The company has made additional investment of Rs 25 crore this venture. Typically, a block costs in the range of Rs 9000 to Rs 30,000 per unit.
Sahyadri Industries is a manufacturer of fibre cement corrugated and flat sheets and non-asbestos flat sheets which contributes 85 per cent of its total product portfolio. It has plants in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat. Its other products include Entasafe-main doors, Cemply-flat sheets, Ecopro-fibre cement boards, Swastik-roofing sheets and Swastik- backyard poultry cabins.