Jamshedpur: Lafarge India, a leading building materials company in India was awarded the coveted Golden Peacock Occupational Health and Safety Award by Dr Karan Singh, Member of Parliament.
The award was received by the Lafarge senior management team at the award ceremony organized in New Delhi. Lafarge India bagged the award for its integrated approach and making significant achievements in the field of Occupational Health and Safety.
The Golden Peacock Awards were pioneered by the Institute of Directors in India in 1991. Today Golden Peacock Awards Secretariat receives over 1,000 entries per year for various awards, from over 25 countries worldwide. The applications are assessed on an exhaustive set of parameters and are assessed at 3 three levels by independent assessors and finally by a grand Jury.
Justice PN Bhagwati, former Chief Justice of India and Member, UN Human Rights Committee, is the Chairman of the Golden Peacock Awards Committee. The Global Awards are finalized by a jury headed by Dr Ola Ullsten, former Prime Minister of Sweden.
Speaking on this landmark achievement, Ujjwal Batria, MD-Cement, Lafarge India said �We are delighted to win the prestigious Golden Peacock Award.
This award is a recognition of our initiatives and stands testimony of our belief that through continuous efforts safety culture can be inculcated across all levels and the goal of Zero Accident can be achieved in the manufacturing sector.�