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4700 employees from Dalmia Bharat Group dedicate their one day’s salary towards PM-CARES Fund

06/04/2020

4700 employees of Dalmia Bharat Group – one of India’s leading conglomerates have voluntarily dedicated their one day’s salary – collectively amounting to ? 1.6 crores to fight COVID-19 pandemic that has crippled most of the major economies across the world. The contribution is being made to the PM-CARES Fund, a dedicated national fund with the primary objective of dealing with current emergency situation.

Earlier this month, in its humble bid to contribute to a national cause, Dalmia Bharat Group had committed ? 25 crores to the PM-CARES Fund as part of its endeavour to assist the government’s massive efforts against the pandemic. The group has already dedicated their Schools, playgrounds, guest houses and technical centres across plants as facilities for tackling Covid 19 cases. The canteens of the Dalmia Bharat plants across India are currently being used to prepare food for local distribution in the regions.

Besides contributing monetarily, the employees are working closely with the local administration in supporting people, across all locations where they are present by providing PPE’s, essential medicines, ration, grocery and accommodation. A large number of food packets are being distributed by them through the local Municipalities to the needy and homeless near their plant locations.

About Dalmia Bharat Group

Dalmia Bharat Group (www.dalmiabharat.com) is a leading Indian conglomerate with a strong presence in Cement, Sugar and Refractories. The Group has a turnover of over 11,000 crore. Dalmia Bharat commenced operations in 1939 and has played a defining role in India’s manufacturing sector. The group has significant market presence in each of its sectors of operation. Its cement business has grown exponentially since 2006 in terms of capacity and production and the company is a leader in the specialty cements space. Dalmia Cement is the only cement company in the world to have the lowest carbon footprint. In sugar, the group is a prominent generic player catering to most of the leading businesses in India. The Group also caters to an enduring and growing customer base in the refractories business.

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