Indian paper industry seeks govt support
• NEW DELHI: Expressing concern over the rising cost borne by the paper industry, Indian Recycled Paper Mills Association on Tuesday sought the government’s help for meeting the production target of 15 million tonnes by 2015. “The current production capacity in India is 8 million tonnes. We urge the government to reduce electricity cost, excise duty and increase the availability of raw material to make the paper industry competitive and achieve its target,” association president RC Rastogi said.