Rajasthan-based company, Shree Cement Ltd, is among this year’s recipients of the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award (GPEMA) 2006. The awards, instituted by the World Environment Foundation, are given in recognition of healthy environment practices adopted by the companies to maintain ecological balance and sustainable growth.
Shree Cement Limited, situated at Beawar in Ajmer district, claims to be the largest single location cement plant in North India with a production capacity of 4.5Mta. The company won the prize ahead of the 250 applicants for the award for its energy conservation techniques and adoption of environment-friendly technologies.
Himachal Pradesh Governor V.S.Kokje gave away the award to the companies at a function at the eighth World Congress on Environment Management over the weekend at Palanpur. R.Bhargava, General Manager, Environment, Shree Cement, received the award on behalf of his company.