Fully renewable energy-dependent by 2030: Dalmia
India is among the few nations with a below 2-degree compatible NDCs (Nationally Determined Contributions) under the Paris Climate Agreement. In this context, India’s cement industry has a major role to play in the sustainability of the heavy-industries segment. As India grows, there will be greater investment in infrastructure development – already visible in the Union Budget 2021-22 – which will, in turn, necessitate higher cement consumption. This makes it imperative for the cement industry to manufacture more cement with optimum utilisation of resources and energy.