Shiva Cement has received environment clearance from Ministry of Forest & Environment (MoEF), Govt. of India for expanding its cement plant capacity at Kutra (Sundergarh) from 0.132 MTPA to 1.05 MTPA. The company for this earlier inked Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the state industries department of Orissa Government. Further, the company is also looking to raise capacity of the split grinding unit near Jajpur from 1 mtpa in Phase-I to 2.6 mtpa.
The company's dispatch of cement and clinker during the period FY 2011 registered a growth of 7.2% in comparison to FY 2010. However, the total cement and clinker dispatch during the quarter January-March, 2011 was up by 1.4% in comparison to the same quarter of the previous year.