Hyderabad, Mar 26: Aiming at social distancing and protecting the workforce from global pandemic of COVID 19, India’s leading cement manufacturer Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd on Thursday announced that it has suspended cement production operations across all its plant locations in the country.
All the 12 manufacturing units with a combined annual capacity of 26.5 million tonnes, which operation in nine states across the country, will remain closed till further notice, the company said in a statement here.
Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Managing Director and CEO Mahendra Singhi said, “As a responsible corporate citizen, with its People First motto, Dalmia Cement is acutely aware of the current grave situation due to breakout of COVID-19. In line with the continuous appeal for social distancing by the Prime Minister and Chief Ministers of states where we have our operations, we decided to suspend production across all our plants,” he said. During this hour of crisis, all employees and communities living around our plant locations will be provided with any support that they may need to handle the situation, he added.(UNI)