Rajasthan to Set up a Ceramic and Glass Industrial Zone near Neemrana
Rajasthan Industrial and Investment Corporation (RIICO) is planning to set up a Ceramic and Glass Industrial Zone at Ghiloth near Neemrana.
RIICO has planned this zone in the Delhi NCR so that the entrepreneurs of this zone can have easy access not only to the raw material sources nearby but also to the large consumer base of North India close to their plants. Rajasthan is the depository and mining hub for all basic ingredients of ceramic and glass and is the sole state that supplies all the raw material for the ceramics and glass industry across India. As far as finished good production is concerned, Rajasthan holds pride of place in Bone China tableware with over 70 % of India’s share, supplying to prominent chains like Harrods, Shoppers Stop etc., and is already home to some of the biggest names in Ceramic Tiles like Kajaria, Jaguar and Parryware Roca. Rajasthan is also home to world’s largest float glass furnace at Saint Gobain.
RIICO is now undertaking pro-active steps in initiating a dialogue with market leaders of ceramic and glass sector at this investors. The exclusive ceramic and glass zone near Neemrana is reported to be India’s first organised attempt towards cluster development of the sector. Spread over an area of 750 acre, this zone would have gas availability through dedicated supply by the GAIL, experts from which shall also be present at the meet to assure investors of their support. Special incentives are being offered to the ceramic and glass sector by way of investment subsidies.