~Best Award for Environmental Excellence for Karnataka plant~
~ Three awards for Ariyalur and Dalmiapuram at Tamil Nadu ~
~ One award each for plants at Assam and Jharkhand ~
Mumbai, 13th December 2022: Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd, one of India’s top cement manufacturers has won six awards at the 17th NCB International Conference on Cement, Concrete and Building Materials. The awards were given by Sh. Som Prakash Singh, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry and received by senior officials from the Group including Sh. Mahendra Singhi, Managing Director; Sh. Ganesh W Jirkuntwar, National Manufacturing Head and Sh. Prabhat Singh, DY Executive Director of Dalmia Cement Bharat Ltd.
The six awards for DCBL include Best Award for Environmental Excellence to Belgaum Plant- Karnataka, Second Best Award for Environment Excellence in Integrated Cement Plants at Dalmiapuram – Tamil Nadu alongwith First Consolation Prize for Achieving Circular Economy and Second Consolation prize for Environment Excellence in Integrated Cement Plants to Ariyalur Unit – Tamil Nadu; Second Consolation Prize for Energy Excellence in Grinding Units to Calcom Cement – Assam; Third best award for environment excellence in Grinding Units to Bokaro Grinding Unit- Jharkhand.
Mr. Mahendra Singhi, Managing Director & CEO, DCBL commented, “We thank the organizing committee of NBC and Ministry of Commerce & Industry for encouraging the industry through dialogue and recognition to work towards an environmentally sustainable future. Dalmia Bharat is paving the way to tackle climate crisis by scaling innovative clean technologies across its pan India spread of 14 plants at 10 locations. It is committed to becoming carbon negative by 2040 and standing true to its business philosophy of Clean & Green is Profitable and Sustainable.”
The theme of the conference was “Moving towards Net Zero Carbon Emissions”, a movement which Dalmia Bharat led the first heavy-industry sector company globally to announce 2040 carbon negative commitment back in 2018. It continues to remain with one of the lowest carbon footprints (in cement manufacturing) GLOBALLY and one of the first companies in the heavy industrial sector to join Race to Zero- and 1.5-degree business ambition of the United Nations