Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd. contributes Rs. 1.5 crores to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Assam

The Contribution has been made to give a push to Covid-19 Vaccination drive in the State

The company has also pledged their commitment to install an Oxygen Generation Plant at Hojai Govt. Hospital

Guwahati, May 26, 2021 – Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited, a leading Indian cement major and a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited today contributed Rs. 1.5 crores towards the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Assam giving a major push to Covid-19 Vaccination drive in the State. Representatives from the Company Shri. Padmanav Chakraborty, Regional Manufacturing Head- NE and Shri Lok Nath Mishra, Regional Corporate Affairs Head-NE has handed over a cheque of Rs. 1.50 Crores to Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Assam.

Speaking on the contribution, Mr. Mahendra Singhi, MD & CEO, Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd. said, “With the advent of the second wave of Covid across the country, it has impacted all of us deeply. We, at Dalmia Cement, as a responsible corporate have come forward to make a humble contribution of Rs. 1.5 crores, to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Assam for speeding up the Covid-19 Vaccination drive for the people of Assam, for their good health and safety. I would also like to applaud the efforts and steps taken by the State Government of Assam to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and contain the spread of COVID-19.”

Earlier the company had pledged their commitment to install an Oxygen Generation Plant of 30 Mtr Cube/ per Hr capacity at Hojai Govt. Hospital, and aim to install it by July 2021. This initiative shall provide medical support to the people of Hojai District and to the nearby areas of Umrangsho and Hamren.

Towards fight against Covid-19 pandemic Dalmia Cement is providing all necessary support to the society and its people such as – distribution of mask, sanitizer, ration, awareness to maintain Covid protocols, facilitate for the vaccination, Covid testing, Creating isolation centres, medical support, organized sessions with the professionals for Immunity boost up Yoga, Spiritual sessions, mental health stability, Ayurvedic treatments etc,.

About Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd.

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited (DCBL), a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited (BSE Code: 542216|NSE Symbol: DALBHARAT and listed in MSE), is a leading player in the cement manufacturing segment and has been in existence since 1939. With a growing capacity, currently pegged at 30.75 MTPA, DBL has the fourth largest cement manufacturing capacity in the country. Spread across 9 states and 14 manufacturing units, the company is a category leader in super-specialty cements used for oil well, railway sleepers and air strips and is the country’s largest producer of slag cement. It has been globally ranked no. 1 by CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project) on business readiness for a low carbon economy transition. DBL also has one of the lowest carbon footprint in the cement globally. It is the first cement Company across the globe to join RE 100, EP 100 and EV 100 – showing real business leadership in the clean energy transition by taking a joined-up approach. Visit us at Dalmia Bharat

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