The Aditya Birla Group's cement performance for January 2005

1st March, 2005

The Aditya Birla Group's cement production was 215.15 lakh mt in April to January 2005 which is 5.62 per cent ahead of the same period last year. Grasim cement production stood at 110.18 lakh mt and UltraTech cement production at 104.97 lakh mt.

The Aditya Birla Group's cement production was 24.48 lakh mt in January 2005, which is 6.94 per cent ahead of the same month last year. Grasim cement production stood at 12.14 lakh mt and UltraTech cement production at 12.34 lakh mt.

The Aditya Birla Group's cement dispatches stood at 214.95 lakh mt in April to January 2005 which is 5.57 per cent ahead of the same period last year and clinker dispatches stood at 26.56 lakh mt in April to January 2005 which is 2.80 per cent ahead of the same period last year.

Grasim cement dispatches stood at 110.34 lakh mt and clinker dispatches stood at 2.29 lakh mt. UltraTech cement dispatches stood at 104.61 lakh mt and clinker dispatches stood at 24.27 lakh mt in April to January 2005.

The Aditya Birla Group's cement dispatches stood at 24.24 lakh mt in January 2005, which is 6.15 per cent ahead of the same month last year and clinker dispatches at 1.05 lakh mt in January 2005.

Grasim cement dispatches stood at 12.06 lakh mt. UltraTech cement dispatches stood at 12.18 lakh mt and clinker dispatches stood at 1.04 lakh mt in January 2005.

For more information, contact:
Dr. Pragnya Ram
Group Executive President
Corporate Communications & CSR
Aditya Birla Management Corporation Private Limited
Tel: 91-22-6652 5000 / 2499 5000
Fax: 91-22-6652 5741/ 42
Email: pragnya.ram@adityabirla.com