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Golden Jubilee of Birla Cement Works, Chanderia

The M.P. Birla Group celebrated the Golden Jubilee of Birla Cement Works, the second member of its 10-member Cement Division, at Chanderia on Monday, 27 March 2017, in the presence of Shri H V Lodha, Chairman, and members of the Board of Directors of Birla Corporation Limited. Long-service awards were presented to 40 employees. Shri Lodha said Birla Cement Works was the first dry process plant in India, using the latest technology. The M.P. Birla Group has two cement plants at Chanderia, Birla Cement Works (1967) & Chanderia Cement Works (1986). Now the total production capacity of the plants per year is 4 million tons and in the near future it would go up to 5.5 million tons.

Referring to the presence of the MP Birla Group in Rajasthan, Shri Lodha said the multi-speciality 200-bed MP Birla Hospital & Research Centre at Chittorgarh was going to be opened soon at Chanderia. Work on the Jaipur unit of Bombay Hospital was to begin soon also. Shri D.N. Ghosh, Member, Board of Directors of Birla Corporation Limited, flagship Company of the MP Birla Group, said it was a great occasion when “we can take pride of ourselves”. Shri Pracheta Majumdar, Executive Director, said "we keep pace with the times but without sacrificing our basic values". Referring to the CSR activities of the group he referred to the hospital being set up at Chittorgarh and support to the poor by Priyamvada Birla Aravind Hospital in Kolkata.