Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi yesterday laid the foundation for stable bleaching powder, caustic soda expansion project and inaugurated Gujarat Alkailes and Chemicals Limited's (GACL) hydrogen peroxide expansion phase three along with wind farm phase two for power generation of 39 MW at Dahej. A sizable investment of Rs. 650 crore has been done for all four projects.
GACL is becoming largest producer of hydrogen peroxide in the country with a production capacity of 39,000 tonnes per annum (TPA).
State chief secretary and GACL chairman D Rajgopalan said, "GACL has ambitious expansion plans in days to come under the joint venture company promoted by GNFC, GACL and GSFC to produce phenol, acetone and polycarbonates. In the next three years, GACL is going to invest Rs 2,600 crore in 100 MW power plant and a two lakh TPA caustic soda expansion project.