Emami group plans to have a national footprint for its cement business in the next five to seven years by setting up plants in Rajasthan and Karnataka. Emami Cement, a group company, is in the process of setting up a plant at Panagarh in West Bengal with a capacity of 2 mpta at a cost of Rs 500 crore. The plant will be ready by December. The clinker plant at Chhattisgarh was operational with a capacity of 5 mtpa involving an investment of Rs 3,000 crore. And, another plant is expected to come up in Odisha with a capacity of 1.5 mtpa.