India’s first Lithium refinery will be set up in the state of Gujarat. This facility will process lithium ore to produce battery-grade material. This refinery will be set up by one of India’s largest power trading and renewable energy comapny, Manikaran Power Limited, with an investment of over Rs.1,000 crore. Lithium ore is not abundantly available in India. Therefore the company will be importing the ore from Australia to be processed within the country.