Receives special commendation for its Chittorgarh Cement Plant
MUMBAI, July 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --
Nuvoco Vistas Corp Ltd., a leading building materials company, has been conferred with the globally acclaimed Golden Peacock Occupational Health & Safety Award 2019 (GPOHSA). The awards ceremony was held in Bengaluru in the presence of a distinguished gathering of business leaders. Nuvoco bagged the award for its integrated approach and making significant achievements in the field of Occupational Health and Safety.
The award was presented by M. N. Venkatachaliah, Former Chief Justice of India; R Madhawan, MD Hindustan Aeronautics Limited; Lt. Gen. Jaswant Singh Ahluwalia, President Institute of Directors (organizers of world congress and awards) to Mr. Raghavendrarao Jahagirdar, Vice President, Chittorgarh Cement Plant (CCP) and Shailendra Kumar, Assistant General Manager, Health and Safety. The applications are assessed on an exhaustive set of parameters and are checked at three levels by independent assessors and finally by a grand jury. Nuvoco won the award for initiatives like Health and Safety Management System, Area Ownership, IMS Certification, and the company's overall Health Safety and Environment system with a goal of Zero Harm.
The award was instituted by the Institute of Directors (IOD) in 1991 and is considered as a benchmark in setting standards in occupational health and safety. The awards aim to promote business excellence by providing a framework or criteria for assessment that is based on principles of global excellence.
Speaking on the win Sanjay Joshi, Chief Manufacturing Officer Nuvoco, said, "It is a privilege to receive an honour acclaimed world over as a benchmark for corporate excellence. This award is recognition of our initiatives and stands testimony of our belief that through continuous efforts, safety culture can be inculcated and practiced across all levels in business operations to achieve the goal of Zero Accident in the manufacturing sector."
This year, the awards had over 550 applications from companies in different categories, environment, energy efficiency, innovation and safety. And they receive over 1,000 applications every year.
Nuvoco Vistas Corp. Ltd. is a leading manufacturer and retailer of building materials with a vision to build a safer, smarter and more sustainable world. The company started operations in India in 1999 via acquisitions; and it has since emerged as one of the major players in India. Today, it has an installed capacity of around 10.92 MTPA with six cement plants in Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and West Bengal; and a pan-India presence in the ready-mix concrete (RMX) business with around 70 plants across the country. Our aggregates business is based out of Kotputli with a capacity of 170 tonnes per hour. In Cement, we are amongst one of the leading players in Eastern, Central and North India; with high performance, premium blended cement variants, which include Duraguard, Duraguard Microfiber, PSC, Concreto, and Infracem. We also offer value-added products like construction chemicals, wall fill solutions and cover blocks. Our RMX range; comprising specialised products like Agile, Artiste, XLite, InstaMix, and Robuste; is trusted alike by large developers, small contractors, builders, architects, government agencies, and individual house builders. We are proud contributors to landmark projects like Lodha World One, the Metros (Delhi, Jaipur, Noida and Mumbai). Guided by the enduring principles of safety for its employees and social responsibility for the community, the company is charting new roads in providing solutions to meet the country's infrastructure needs.
For more information, visit: www.nuvoco.in