Site Visit to Ambuja Nagar : Sustainability and Water Resources Development and Management in Gujarat

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Event Details

Site Visit to Ambuja Nagar : Sustainability and Water Resources Development and Management in Gujarat - Oct 04, 2018

Introduction :

Bombay Chamber has organised a Site Visit to an award winning project of Ambuja Cement Ltd. at Ambuja Nagar, Gujarat to view and learn from the Project accomplishments for the benefit of industry and members. 

Venue  & Time:
Ambuja Nagar, Gujrat   ||  4th & 5th October , 9.30 am to 5.30 pm

 Learning from Key Best Practices :

Sustainability:  Climate Change, Circular Economy – Waste Management, Water & Nature – Use of Fresh water and biodiversity, People & Communities – moving towards Zero onsite fatalities, Use of Sea transport, etc.

CSR Projects are :

Water Resource Management - accomplished many check dams, interlinking canals, micro irrigation systems to improve the water table in the region and push the ingress of salinity to the coast. 

Agricultural Livelihoods - The Programme in which Better Cotton Initiative  works with about 16800 farmers and the Krishi Vigyan Kendra works with around 7000 farmers each year, in the region.

Skill and Entrepreneurship Development Institutes (SEDI) - more than 1500 students have graduated with skills in 42 trades. 

Women Empowerment - About 6000 women from 500 SHGs have come together to form the Sorath Mahila Mandali, a women federation working on various income generation activities, provision of Government Social Security Schemes and also raising social issues affecting their gender. 

Community Health and Sanitation - The federation further undertakes Community Led Total Sanitation, under which 1300 toilets have been built.


This is a great opportunity for members so kindly nominate yourself and members for the visit. We request you to kindly register for the visit as only 20 delegates can be accommodated for the visit. The detailed Program Schedule will be shared closer to the date. 


Awards Received By Ambuja Cement For Excellence In Sustainability And Water Management Initiatives :

  •  Ambuja Cement Foundation was felicitated at Gujarat CSR Authority Awards 2018 Bags award for Strategic and Cohesive Partnership in Water Resource Management & Agro based livelihoods

  •  Ambuja Cements has been conferred with the prestigious YES BANK Natural Capital Award- 2017 in the ‘Eco-Corporate category under Manufacturing Sector’ for its unique and exceptional sustainability initiatives.

  •  Ambuja wins CII National Award for Excellence in Water Management 2017 for the company's ground-breaking water project in the vicinity of its mother plant Ambujanagar at Kodinar in Gir Somnath, district, Gujarat.

  •  Ambujanagar Unit wins CII’s prestigious ‘Environmental Best Practices Award’ 2017 for Best Practices in Waste Management at the GreenCo Summit.


Logistics :

Ambuja Nagar is about 1 hour from Diu airport as well as from Veraval railway station. The transport to Diu airport and Veraval Railway station (to and fro) can be arranged by the organiser. On October 3, 2018 flights from Mumbai to Diu are not available hence we are planning the visit via Rajkot. 

October 3, 2018

1. Reaching Rajkot, Gujarat before 2.00 pm for Lunch (Venue for lunch will be informed shortly). 

2. Kindly note that the delegates will have to make own travel plan and tickets for Air / Rail from Mumbai to Rajkot / Veraval and Diu / Veraval / Rajkot to Mumbai. 

3. Those who wish to reach directly to Ambuja Nagar can do so with giving prior information to organiser. (From Mumbai you can reach Rajkot by Air and Rail) 

4. Leave for Ambuja Nagar at 3.00 pm by vehicle and reach by 8.00 pm 

5. Bombay Chamber will arrange for stay & food on October 3 (afternoon onwards),4,5,6(morning) 2018.

Schedule :

October 3, 2018 - Reach Ambuja Nagar

October 4 & 5- Visit to the Project Sites.

October 5/6, 2018 – Plan for Return Journey. Flight from Diu airport to Mumbai can be booked for Oct. 6th. Or plan for railway journey from Veraval on October 5

(late evening) or 6 (Morning), 2018. 


 Participation Fee :  ( To defray the part of the following expenses ) 

1. Travel from and to  airport - Rajkot and Diu    

2. Pick up and drop to Veraval station 

3. Local Transport for visits

4. Accommodation  (twin sharing) Oct 3 evening to October 6 morning   

5. Food (Breakfast, Lunch, Tea, Dinner) – October 3 evening to October 6 morning

Members  Rs. 12000 +18% GST
Non-Members  Rs. 13000 +18% GST

 Contact :

Ms. Aneeha Neeraja Rajan 
Tel: 022 61200227   
Ms. Shruti Rathod 
Tel: 022 61200268


Bank Details for NEFT

Account No.




Bank Name

DCB Bank

Branch Address

Mahim (024), Mumbai

Cheque /Demand Draft should be drawn in favor of “BOMBAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY”.  

 Ambuja Nagar, Gujrat


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