Dalmia is the only cement company to declare its commitment to turn carbon negative by 2040. Backed by numerous initiatives towards this objective, it is ranked No.1 on business readiness for a low carbon transition (CDP Global Cement Sector Report, April 2018).
All through 2020, we have urged the Government to relook at its priorities and prioritise infrastructure. We have written open letters to the Finance Minister, sent letters to the Prime Minister, and published several articles around the year to accomplish this objective.
Last year in December 2019, we were dangerously treading close to the lows in GDP, and the project pipeline continued its downward spiral with only a quarter of projects completed at Rs.764 billion as against a target of Rs.4 trillion worth of completions scheduled for the quarter ended March 2020.