Dalmia Cement(Bharat) becomes the first corporate to train and empower the women of Jharkhand

~ Provides training to Sakhi Mandal Group to start their building material business ~

~ In association with JSLPS (Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society) andDepartment of Rural Development (Govt. of Jharkhand) hoststhe meeting cum training programme ~

Ranchi, Jharkhand May 2018:Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited (DCBL), a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited (BSE Code: 533309|NSE Symbol: DALMIABHA)in association with JSLPS (Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society) and Department of Rural Development (Govt. of Jharkhand), hosted a day long training programme for women associated withPanch MART, which is a unique initiative by the Government of Jharkhand to promote entrepreneurial skills among women. The PanchMART initiative began two months ago by the District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ranchi. This initiative provides training to the members of Sakhi Mandal Group by helping them to start their own building material business. Dalmia Cement became the firstcompany,who took up the responsibility of training the women members on starting their own building material business and thereby encourage the birth of new entrepreneurs in the State of Jharkhand. DDC in association with Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society (JSLPS) along with Dalmia Cement (Bharat)Ltd. will help will train these members. In order to commemorate this partnership a day long training programme was held at ZillaParishad Training House in Ranchi. DDC (CEO ZillaParishad), Ranchi, Mr. Shashi Ranjanas well as the District Project Manager, Mrs. Shanti Mardi,graced the occasion and handed over the certificates of participation.

The training programme titled, "PANCH MART, CEMENT MARKETING AND QUALITY CONTROL AT SITE",elicited humungous response as around 80 Sakhi Mandal membersfrom across Ranchi district participated in the programme to learn on the right usage of cement, building materials and quality control at site. These women were trained in every aspect involved in cement business, right from product know how, construction practices,sale and distribution pattern in cement companies, keeping sales ledger, account maintenance and ROI calculation.In each block of Ranchi District, three to fourSakhiMandals has been created with four to five women members who were all present at the training programme.

Company’s Spokesperson, Dalmia Bharat Cement, stated,“Dalmia Bharat as a group believes in social inclusiveness and empowering individuals through knowledge building exercises and skill development. As a partner to this great initiative of training Panch MART members in Jharkhand, we feel privileged for being able to prepare the women to start their own building material business. We are honoured to have this opportunity to become a change agent along with the Government of Jharkhand, JSLPS and Department of Rural Development, by displaying the will to inculcate the benefits of entrepreneurship among the women.”

Dalmia Bharat presently is working extensively across India to provide help and support through their network for the upliftment of the society and providing job opportunities in the deep lying pockets of India.Dalmia Cement Bharat has plans to link these 80 members who attended the training programme with their existing network as sub-dealers and thereby ensuring a steady income generation and also increase the brands’ reach across cities. All attendees who completed the day long training programme were handed over a Certificate of participation.


About Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited:

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited (DCBL), a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited (BSE Code: 533309|NSE Symbol: DALMIABHA and listed in MSE), is a leading player in the cement manufacturing since 1939. It is the third largest cement group in India and has been in existence for more than 75 years. With a growing capacity, currently pegged at 25 MnT, Dalmia Cement is also the third largest manufacturing capacity in the country. Spread across eight states and 11 manufacturing units, the company is also the category leader in super-specialty cements used for oil wells, railway sleepers and air strips and is the country’s largest producer of slag cement.

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About Dalmia Bharat Group

Dalmia Bharat Group (www.dalmiabharat.com) is a leading national player in India’s core manufacturing sector since 1939. With a turnover of over  10,000 crore it has a leadership position in Cement, Sugar, Refractories. A leader in specialty cements and the country’s largest producer of slag cement, Dalmia Bharat is the world’s greenest cement company. And a leader in Sustainability best practices set to global benchmarks. In generic sugar, the group caters to several marquee brands. It has an enduring and growing customer base in refractories.