This includes a thermoelectric power plant to cover the needs for water vapour and electricity throughout the entire site and huge water collection tanks provide water reserves even in droughts.
A small town was built for employees, including modern flats for 406 families, a mall, a green area, a recreation centre, a medical centre, and a fire station.
“The primary resource for the growth and success of any business is its staff,” commented Arvind Poddar, chairman and managing director of BKT.
The tire plant is equipped with modern compound mixers, complex equipment for the production of steel rings and new vulcanising presses even for large tire sizes, the BKT statement continued.
The Bhuj testing track, the one and only in India, has been designed for tire-trialling on different surfaces from uniform road conditions to rough terrain, it added.