Ambuja Cement Foundation (ACF), the social development arm of Ambuja Cements Limited bagged the first prize in the ‘Community Initiatives by Industry’ category at the FICCI Water Awards 2013 in the capital this month. Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia presented the award to ACF Head & Jt. President (CSR) ACL, Pearl Tiwari at the event held in New Delhi.
ACF has adopted water resource management as one of its key focus areas to create an impact on the environment, groundwater resources, agriculture and allied livelihood activities. These programmes lay emphasis on sustainability through community action, and involves water harvesting, conservation and bringing about an attitudinal change among communities.