The Cement Manufacturers
Association (CMA) on Monday expressed its commitment towards disposal of
wastes and plastics and use of alternate fuels and raw materials.
the 'CONSERVE 2019' conference on alternate fuel and raw materials in
the cement industry, CMA President Mahendra Singhi said: "The Indian
cement industry has been able to use almost 75 million tonnes of waste
as a replacement of raw materials and fuels."
present at the conference said that the cement manufacturers have
adequate capacity to collect wastes from other sectors and use them.
who is also the MD and CEO of Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd, added that
the Indian cement sector has played an important role in the transition
to a low carbon economy and is fully committed towards efficiency in
terms of clean and green operations.
Shailendra Chouksey, former
President of CMA and wholetime Director of JK Lakshmi Cement said that
the industry is glad to partner with the government in the initiative of
waste management and environment conservation.
conference, the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation Secretary
Parameswaran Iyer said: "The cement industry is a critical partner in
our goal towards the total disposal of waste and plastics."