Dalmia Bharat Foundation and Morigaon District Administration Unveil Cutting-Edge Public Toilet Facility, Setting a Benchmark for Rural Sanitation in Assam

Morigaon/Guwahati, January 10, 2024: Dalmia Bharat Foundation (DBF), the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of Dalmia Bharat Ltd. (DBL), India’s leading cement company, in association with the District Administration of Morigaon, inaugurated the region’s first-ever state-of-the-art public toilet facility in Morigaon today. The initiative reflects a significant step towards promoting sanitation, hygiene and well-being in the rural communities of Assam. The newly constructed public toilet complex boasts cutting-edge amenities and hygiene features with special focus on women and children, setting a new standard for public convenience. This modern facility comprises of 2 Commode and 3 Urinal Units for Men, 3 Commode Units for Women and 1 Commode Unit for Physically Handicapped Persons ensuring a safe and comfortable environment for all. The opening was graced by Shri Devasish Sharma, IAS, the Honorable District Commissioner of Morigaon. Also present on the occasion were distinguished dignitaries including Mr Hemanta Kumar Das, Superintendent of Police, Morigaon, Mr. Jogesh Tamuli, Chairman of the Morigaon Municipal Board, key officials from PWD Territorial Road Division, Assam, Shri Padmanav Chakravarty, Regional Manufacturing Head, Dalmia Cement and Shri Rajesh Kumar Srivastava, Unit Head, Dalmia Cement Jagiroad Unit and others.

Shri Padmanav Chakravarty, Regional Manufacturing Head, Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd. shared, “At Dalmia Bharat we remain committed to empowering rural communities and championing sustainable development for all. Public toilets are essential urban equipment for reinforcing human rights to sanitation. We are thrilled to contribute to the enhancement of communities in Morigaon district through the introduction of these public facilities. This initiative extends beyond constructing toilets; it’s a holistic effort to raise awareness, foster community engagement and ensure the sustainable use of facilities, emphasizing the crucial role of sanitation and hygiene in our collective well-being. We express our heartfelt gratitude to the District Administration of Morigaon and other key collaborators for making this initiative successful.”

Dalmia Bharat Foundation has consistently dedicated itself to the socio-economic upliftment of rural communities surrounding its North-East plants. Through diverse programs, the foundation emphasizes on skill development and sustainable livelihoods for farmers, women, and youth, including initiatives such as DIKSHa – training centre, goat rearing, agri-nutri garden, and orchard development etc. Additionally, the foundation actively contributes to building essential social infrastructure for promoting overall community development.

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Dalmia Bharat Foundation focuses on building Sustainable Livelihoods and ensure Rural Development in its programme areas. These programmes combine in-depth, long-term plans and strategies along with medium- and short-term initiatives and campaigns. Owing to the great differences across locations, DBF has adopted a flexible, multi-intervention approach that allows programmes and people to grow together and sustain each other. The two focus areas have been derived from the felt needs of the community and issues material to the business. Visit us at Dalmia Bharat Foundation.

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