Dalmia Bharat kicks off solar lantern community project in Tiruchirappalli

Reiterating its commitment to the local community, Dalmia Bharat Group Foundation (DBGF) handed over 50 solar lanterns to underprivileged women from Kovandakurichi and Venkatachalapuram villages on Saturday, February 22. The initiative is part of DBGF’s larger goal to promote the use of solar lanterns and distribute a minimum of 200 lanterns in its five target villages in Pullambadi block, Tiruchirapalli district. Village Panchayat Presidents, elders and DCBL representatives were present to grace the occasion and hand over the lanterns. Going a step further, to ensure after sales service, DBGF has also trained a team of local youth on the repair and maintenance of the solar lanterns.

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Dalmia Bharat Limited (DBL) (BSE Code: 533309 (DALMIABHA) |NSE Symbol: DALMIABHA and listed in MSE), part of the Dalmia Group, is a pioneer in the cement manufacturing for over seven decades since 1939. With an expanding India footprint, the company is a category leader in super-specialty cements used for oil well, railway sleepers and air strips. Dalmia Bharat Group has strong foothold in southern and eastern India (including north east India). Dalmia Cement Bharat Ltd, a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Ltd, owns 47.3 % stake in OCL India Ltd. The Group with current capacity of 17 million tonnes (along with its subsidiaries and associate) is ranked fourth largest in the Indian cement industry. Post completion of the ongoing expansions, scheduled to be completed by September, 2014, the total capacity including our subsidiaries and associate would be 22 MnT. Visit us at https://www.dalmiabharat.com