Dalmia Cement’s social, climate projects benefit 20K lives in Bokaro

RNS I Bokaro: Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited, a leading Indian cement major and a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited, has positively impacted thousands of lives through its various social development initiatives in Jharkhand.

With a company philosopy of inclusive development and growth, the company has also partnered with 16 villages and six Gram Panchayats in Bokaro to drive its numerous social and climate action initiatives that are positively impacting 20,000 lives, informed an official.

The Inclusive Development and Growth strategy of the company has enabled it to make more focused interventions in identified domains for the larger benefit of communities. Some of the initiatives that the company continues to drive in Bokaro are— COVID Prevention and Vaccination Initiatives; Water Positive CSR: through its rainwater harvesting initiatives, Dalmia Bharat Ltd. helps enhance the capacity of 13 existing village ponds and conserved 1.72cr K litres of water annually. The company made dried wells usable through desilting, raised ground water level up by almost 100 percent and constructed check dams. This has benefitted 11,000 people.

On our Energy Conservation and green initiatives over 5,000 Timber saplings have also been planted in 15 villages. The company has installed 982 LED street lights in 14 villages, he said.

By empowering almost 500 women by providing skill training in Goatery, Mushroom cultivation, broom-making, Soft toy, Beautician courses, tailoring including others. We have provided digital literacy to 500 school students and workers in the last financial year, said the official.

The company renovated three Anganwadis, initiated Building as Learning Aids (BaLA) and installed 72 CCTV, worth Rs 57 lacs and provided support to three Police stations. This has benefitted 5000 villagers in 24 villages.

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