The National Capital Region (NCR) division of the Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India (CREDAI) has decided to boycott Shree Cement due to complaints of alleged inconsistent price increases and shortages of cement. The property body also intends to file a complaint with the Competition Commission of India, according to the Economic Times newspaper.
“Shree Cement is arbitrarily increasing prices and stopping supply in between, demanding a price revision, despite taking an advance,” said a CREDAI NCR spokesperson. “Through excuses such as plant not functioning properly and issues with transportation these companies are not meeting the delivery deadlines, thereby affecting the builders’ construction timelines.”
The NCR CREDAI previously stopped using cement from UltraTech and Lafarge, on alleged grounds of cartelisation and malpractices. However it reversed this decision when the cement producers reduced their prices. Shree Cement has not commented on the matter.