Staff Reporter –
Reinforcing its regional commitment and leadership, Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited (DCBL), a leading Indian cement major and a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited has received two prestigious “GMF Green Feather Award, 2023” for its manufacturing unit Bengal Cement Works (BCW) located in Midnapore, West Bengal. The award presented by the Green Maple Foundation celebrates organizations demonstrating exceptional commitment to sustainable development and responsible operations. Dalmia Cement BCW unit won both the awards under the ‘Diamond category’ for its exceptional Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Employee Safety initiatives respectively.
The Green Maple Foundation is a renowned organization dedicated to promoting sustainable practices and recognizing exemplary efforts in environmental stewardship. The event, which was held in Darjeeling, witnessed the presence of esteemed personalities, like Group Captain Jai Kishan, the Director of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Mr. Dipen Thakuri, the Chairman of Darjeeling Municipality Corporation, Mrs. Hira Rasaily, renowned celebrity from the Nepali music industry.
Expressing gratitude for this recognition, Mr. Pankaj Gupta, Assistant Executive Director and Plant Head, BCW said, “At Dalmia Cement, were main steadfast to its commitment to sustainable and responsible practices. Through our CSR initiatives we strive to make a positive impact on local communities, fostering inclusive growth and social development. Ensuring safe and secure work environment for our valued employees continue to be our highest priority within the organization. We are immensely honoured to receive this acclamation today and hope to continue to forge a safe and sustainable future for all.”
Dalmia Cement continues to spearhead social transformation by implementing impactful CSR initiatives that focus on education, healthcare, and skill development, thereby empowering communities and promoting inclusive growth. Through partnerships with local organizations, Dalmia Cement supports infrastructure development projects, such as building sports facilities for youth or healthcare camps, contributing to the overall well-being of the communities in the region.