• To facilitate Technical, Regulatory and Financial solutions towards increasing Alternate Fuels usage in Cement Industry and to utilize effectively and efficiently almost all agricultural and industrial wastes generated in the country through having in place an efficient Waste Handling Management System in the country, which would go a long way in enhancing not only the percentage level of Thermal Substitution Rate in the Cement Industry but would also be helpful in addressing a few major concerns of the Govt. considerablysuch as – (a) protecting the environment through bringing down the emissions levels, (b) easing the coal shortage by encouraging more usage of AFR and (c) generating downstream employment opportunities.