Two Dalmia Cement Bharat Ltd plants in Tamil Nadu, Dalmiapuram and Ariyalur, have recently won several awards for their projects. The plants won the accolades from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and ITP Publishing Group. At the CII National Level Excellence in Energy Efficiency Award in Hyderabad, the Ariyalur plant won the 'Excellent Energy Efficient Unit Award' for reducing electrical and thermal energy consumption and was selected on the basis of its energy conservation efforts, management activities and methodology adopted during implementation of the project. DCBL also received the award for the 'Most Useful Presentation.'

This award is given by CII to only one cement company in India and is selected by the participating companies. At the ITP’s Manufacturing Today Awards, the Ariyalur plant won in various categories such as 'Excellence in Technology' (First Prize), 'Excellence in Sustainability' (First Prize) and 'Excellence in Supply Chain Management – Logistics' (Runner-up).

The Dalmiapuram plant won the 'Excellence in Human Resources for Large Enterprises' award at the event.