DCCL envisages the set up of a Dry Process Cement Plant. It is a new, integrated, greenfield cement project with a production capacity of 1.0 million tonnes of clinker and 1.36 million tonnes of cement per year. The total cost of the project is USD 156 million and it is being developed with the assistance of the Government of India. The clinker production unit will commence on April 2012 and the commerical operation date of the plant is scheduled for July 2012.