Ranbaxy's Toansa plant receives national awards for excellence in water management
Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited (RLL) announced that the Company's manufacturing plant at Toansa (Punjab, India) received the following 2 prestigious national awards for excellence in water management: National Award for Excellence in Water Management 2005 as an `Excellent Water Efficient Unit' amd National Award for Excellence in Water Management 2005 as `Most Useful Presentation'.
The recognition is reflective of Ranbaxy's commitment to embrace stringent Environment and Quality Management standards.
75 Medium and Large Scale Companies from all over India, had participated in the Competition of which 14 companies including Ranbaxy emerged as winners and were honoured with the Award for `Excellent Water Efficient Units'. Selection of the 'Most Useful Presentation' was on the basis of feedback from participants (approx. 75 Nos.) at the National Competition.
Ranbaxy prides itself on managing its operations with a high level of concern for Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S). The Company's manufacturing facilities have Effluent Treatment Systems/ Plants (ETP's) from the time of its operation and the Toansa plant has ETP systems since its inception in 1986. The Company has invests substantially in the up-gradation and maintenance of its ETP. As a testimony to the purity of the treated water the Company has fish ponds in place where aquatic life continue to flourish.
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