Dalmia Cement celebrates 11 years of Leadership in the North East

Awards 6 Young Talents from across North East for their achievements in various fields

Guwahati, 12th Jan 2024: Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited, leading Indian cement major and subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited (DBL), marked its 11th anniversary of successful leadership in the North East today. Since its inception, Dalmia Cement has emerged as a market leader in the North East, playing a pivotal role in driving regional development. With two cement manufacturing and two cement grinding units, it has the region’s highest cement manufacturing capacity at 5.6 MnT. The region has also been of the fastest adaptors of ‘green’ cement (100% blended cement), an environmentally friendly alternative to Ordinary Portland cement. The company has been part of key infrastructure projects such as the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge, Bogibeel Bridge and many advancing landing airstrips for Indian Air Force and roads across border areas. Beyond industry contributions, the company has created 5000+ jobs, positively impacting over 1 lakh lives through livelihood and community development. Dedicated to actively shaping the growth of the region, Dalmia Cement announced an investment of Rs. 4600 crores last year, aimed at expanding its operations in Assam and generating an additional 2500 job opportunities. 

As part of the anniversary celebrations, Dalmia Cement conducted its annual ‘Young Achievers Award,’ where six young talents from across the Northeast were honoured. The awards were presented Shri Padmanav Chakravarty, Regional Manufacturing Head, North East and other key officials. The recipients were chosen based on their outstanding achievements in various fields such as sports, film, music, science, innovation business and enterprise.

This year’s awardees are:

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Innovation (Technology)

Prakash Sutradhar



Sports (Archery)

Tutumoni Boro



Films (Filmmaking)

Dominic Sangma 



Sports (Volleyball)

Prathana Gogoi 



Music (Singer)

Taba Chake

Arunachal Pradesh


Sports (Athlete)

Mehdi Hassan


Commenting on the momentous occasion, Shri Padmanav Chakravarty, Regional Manufacturing Head, North-East, DCBL said, “As a regional frontrunner, the company through visionary leadership, robust manufacturing capabilities and commitment to eco-friendly practices continues to make key contributions to the socio-economic fabric of the region. The brand’s reputation, trust and widespread presence, reaching even the remotest corners in the Northeast are the result of a quality product and an expansive distribution network. Our gratitude extends to all our partners and stakeholders who have supported us, playing an instrumental role in achieving this significant milestone.”

“My heartiest congratulations to tonight’s YAA winners! The Dalmia Cement Young Achievers Award underscores our commitment to recognizing and promoting outstanding talent in the North East, inspiring the youth to pursue excellence.”, he further added. 

The Young Achievers Award was instituted by Dalmia Cement in 2014 has been instrumental in appreciating and highlighting young performers from varied fields like sports, arts, culture, film making, journalism, ecology, environment amongst others. The award aims at promoting the youth of the region, recognizing and felicitating them and project them as role models for other youngsters. The YAA award is announced and given on this day during the brand anniversary celebration event annually. Over last 10 years, more than 90 young talents of North East has been awarded with Dalmia Young Achievers Award.

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.