Dalmia Cement Bharat’s Kadapa Unit bags ‘GOLD’ at the Prestigious CII Andhra Pradesh Industrial Safety Excellence Award 2023

Kadapa, March 12, 2024: Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited (DCBL), a leading Indian cement major and a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited, has won ‘GOLD’ under the category Industrial Safety Leadership Award at the CII Andhra Pradesh Industrial Safety Excellence Awards 2023 held at Vijayawada. The recognition highlights the relentless commitment of Dalmia Cement towards ensuring the highest standards of safety in its operations. Initiatives such as the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in local languages, rigorous inspection and certification processes for portable tools and tackles and regular safety review meetings have significantly contributed to enhancing safety standards within the organization. Mr. Sudheer Kumar Reddy P, representing Dalmia Cement-Kadapa unit, received the prestigious award from Dr. M Lakshmi Prasad, Chairman & MD, CII Andhra Pradesh in the presence of other esteemed dignitaries.

The CII Andhra Pradesh Industrial Safety Excellence Awards aim to acknowledge outstanding safety performance in industrial establishments, promoting a culture of accident prevention and safety promotion. These awards specifically emphasize the excellence of workplace safety systems, highlighting the robustness and effectiveness of safety measures implemented by industries in Andhra Pradesh. 

Commenting on this achievement, Mr. Mukesh Sinha, Unit Head – Kadapa, DCBL said, ” At Dalmia Cement, our commitment towards responsible operations and management excellence and has played a key role in our growth story. We are honoured to receive this recognition today. It is a testament to the tireless efforts and dedication of every member of our team towards ensuring the highest standards of safety in our operations. We are committed to building upon this success and further enhancing our impact on safety standards not only within our organization but also across the industry.”

Dalmia Cement prioritizes safety through a comprehensive approach encompassing rigorous training, proactive monitoring and strategic investment in best practices.  A culture of continuous improvement through incident analysis, regular audits and encouraging employee feedback on safety initiatives is ensured. This commitment warrants the highest safety standards across all plants, cultivating a culture of continuous improvement.

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. Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited prides itself on having one of the lowest carbon footprints in the cement world globally. It is the first cement company to commit to RE100, EP100 & EV100 (first triple joiner) – showing real business leadership in the clean energy transition by taking a joined-up approach. With a growing capacity, currently pegged at 44.6 MnT, Dalmia Cement is the fourth-largest cement manufacturing group in India by installed capacity. Spread across ten states and fifteen manufacturing units, the company is a category leader in super-specialist cement used for oil well, railway sleepers and airstrips and is the country’s largest producer of Portland Slag Cement (PSC). Visit us at Dalmia Cement.

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