A large number of cement manufacturers have been found violating the provisions of the Competition Act, 2002.The Competition Commission of India (CCI) in two cases has found 11 cement manufacturers in contravention of Competition Act.
The Commission in its first order dated 20.06.2012 has imposed a penalty of Rs.6307.32 crores on 11 cement manufacturers. In its second order dated 30.07.2012, the Commission has imposed a penalty of Rs. 397.51 crores on Shree Cement Ltd. This was stated in the Rajya Sabha by Shri R.P.N. Singh, Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in reply to a USQ question.