AP government to develop 3.0 integrated steel project in Jammalamadugu


A P Highgrades Steels Ltd, a government of Andhra Pradesh enterprises specially formed to set up a steel project in Jammalamadugu in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh. The project involves setting up of a 3.0 million integrated steel project which includes a coke oven plant (2×67 ovens), a blast furnace (4700 cu.meter), basic oxygen furnace (2 x 175 tons), ladle furnace (2×175 tons), billet caster, slab caster, rolling mills – plate mill, merchant mill and wire rod mill. The project also involves setting up of calcination plants, oxygen plants and a captive power plant of 88.5 MW. The project cost is estimated at ₹ 20,000 crores.

As of June 2020, the project is in the stage of getting statutory clearances. The government is also planning to develop the project through joint venture route. The state government has earmarked about 3,500 acres of land, assured uninterrupted power supply, supply of 2 TMC of water and creation of various necessary infrastructure needed for the proposed project.

Project LocationJammalamadugu, Cuddapah district,Andhra Pradesh
Project Cost (in million)₹200,000
Project Capacity3 mtpa
Project StatusPlanning
Commissioning Date


Company Profile : A P High Grade Steels Ltd

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