Tata Chemicals to setup a Rs400 crore prebiotics plant in Nellore district

Tata Chemicals Ltd is setting up a prebiotics plant to manufacture fructo-oligosaccharides and galacto-oligosaccharides powders classified as nutritional biotechnology products. The Rs 400 crore plant is coming up on a 40-acre site in the APIIC Industrial Park of Mambattu Village, Tada Mandal, Nellore district.

The plant is expected to be completed in two phases with first phase production likely to start in December 2018. When completed, it would provide direct employment to 150 people and indirect employment to 80 members. The company hopes to realize a turnover of ₹183 crore from the plant by 2021.

NALCO and MIDHANI to setup an aluminium alloy plant in Nellore

Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (Midhani) of Hyderabad is in the process of setting up an aluminium alloy plant in Nellore district. The Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation Limited (APIIC) is said to have identified about 110 acre land near Bodduvaripalem, in Kodavalur mandal, 21 km from Nellore City. The plant will serve the aluminium alloy needs of defense and aerospace industry.

This will be the first defense manufacturing facility outside Hyderabad and the organisation is planning to invest between Rs 2,500-Rs.3,000 crore on the facility. The Midhani plant will be a joint venture with the public sector Navaratna company National Aluminium Company (Nalco).

The aluminium alloy plant will provide direct employment to 500 and indirect employment to several thousands.