NEW DELHI, DEC 13, 2022
Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd has won six awards at the 17th NCB International Conference on Cement, Concrete and Building Materials.
On behalf of Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd, Managing Director & CEO Mahendra Singhi, National Manufacturing Head Ganesh W Jirkuntwar, Deputy Executive Director Prabhat Singh and other senior officials of the Company received the awards from Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Som Prakash Singh.
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.
“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,” said Mahendra Singhi.
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.