Description of contents/ agenda
The Department of Forests and Environment, Government of Gujarat and Gujarat Cleaner Production Centre (GCPC) has taken initiative to tackle industrial pollution issues, promoting the ‘pollution prevention’ approach called ‘Cleaner Production’ to achieve Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development in the state of Gujarat.
Gujarat Cleaner Production Centre yearly invites nominations for Gujarat Cleaner Production Award from Small, Medium and Large Scale Industries.
The criteria for award includes implementation of Cleaner Production and Clean Technology measures, showcasing of exemplary work in the field of Water and Energy Conservation, Waste Water and Solid Waste Reduction.
After receiving nominations, the shortlisted industries are being called for presentation before the GCPA Committee. Based on the decision of committee and physical verification from GCPC officials the awardees are being selected.
To represent award to the winners and runners up, Gujarat Cleaner Production Centre organizes Gujarat Cleaner Production Award Ceremony.
Gujarat Cleaner Production Centre organized Gujarat Cleaner Production Award Ceremony to represent Award for the year 2013-14 and 2014-15 on 4th December,2016 at Seminar Hall-1, Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
The winners and runners up are being awarded with a trophy, cash prize and a certificate.
The event witnessed participation of dignitaries:
Shri Shankar bhai Chaudhary, Hon’ble Minister of State Forests & Environment, Government of Gujarat
Shri Arvind Agrawal, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Forests & Environment,Government of Gujarat
Shri Hardik Shah, IAS, Director, Environment, Department of Forests & Environment, Government of Gujarat
Dr. Bharat Jain, Member Secretary, Gujarat Cleaner Production Centre
Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Director, National Environmental Engineering & Research Institute (NEERI)
Shri Sunil Parekh, Chief Corporate Affairs & Advisor, Zydus Group & Curator, World Economic Forum, Geneva
Shri D.J. Yadav, Chairman, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
The award represented to the winning industries is listed below:
1.Winners: 2013-14 (Large Scale Sector)
M/s. Somany Ceramics Limited, Mehsana
2.Winners: 2013-14 (Small & Medium Scale Sector)
M/s. Vidya Dairy, Anand
3.Winners: 2014-15 (Large Scale Sector)
M/s. Aarti Industries Limited (Unit – I), Jhagadia
4.Winners: 2014-15 (Small & Medium Scale Sector)
M/s. Hemani Industries Limited (Unit-III), Dahej
5.Runner Up: 2013-14 (Large Scale Sector)
M/s. Asian Paints Limited (Phathalic Division), Ankleshwar
6.Runner Up: 2014-15 (Large Scale Sector)
M/s. Atul Limited (Aromatics Division), Ankleshwar
7.Runner Up: 2014-15 (Small & Medium Scale Sector)
M/s. Rhythm Chemicals Pvt. Ltd., Surat