The Forum of Free Enterprise was a non-political organization founded in 1956 by A.D Shroff and was established to educate public opinion in India on free enterprise and a democratic way of life. The Forum published booklets to further its objects. The following booklet titled, “Problems & Prospects of Cement Industry in India” was published in 1965 and was authored by Dharamsey M. Khatau. The author highlighted the advent of the production of portland cement and the strengthening of the cement industry following that. He further provided a glimpse into the history of the industry and the low prospects for its commercial viability under the pricing policy of the government then. Lastly, the author emphasized the private sectorial side of the industry and the policies needed for its evolving growth for the future.