Dalmia Bharat Group launched Nalanda, the Dalmia School of Leadership, Learning, and Change (LLC), in August 2014.

It aims to develop progressive business leaders for the Dalmia Bharat Group who will help the Group further diversify and grow its business. It works on the simple target that every CEO for their new business should come from within the Group. The holistic learning modules are a mix of classroom and on the job and experiential learnings. It also covers every aspect of business leadership and personal leadership through emotional and spiritual well-being.


The LLC regularly rolls out initiatives across business units and locations, such as –

Karma – Walk the Talk

A week long program that teaches leadership in a novel and fun way, where the learners trek the Himalayan mountain ranges in Himachal and Sikkim and pick up vital lessons and skills through hands-on experiences during the journey.  ... The peak height to be trekked is approximately 14,000 ft. & candidates face off some of the most difficult terrains on earth – comprising Rocky Mountains, snowy stretches, steep inclines and declines, hazardous bends and icy cold waters. They learn the true meaning of our Values and the fact that leadership does not mean “Lead People” but to get the best out of your team by knowing them well.

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Lakshya – Advanced Leadership Program for star performers

This exciting journey to develop high impact leaders was launched in 2014 and is a 15 month long intensive leadership journey wherein Star performers – handpicked from across the group through due processes - ... go through a rigorous training program at Nalanda. This program acts as a 'finishing school' for our top performers and creates a pipeline of top-notch leaders who fill slots in our CTB (Critical to Business) succession plan.

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DTTI- Dalmia Technical Training Institute

The goal of this training institute is to impart skills training for Dalmia Bharat's talents at the plant level. This is an ongoing program where training is conducted by in-house specialists, external veterans and domain experts.

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Shikhar – Accelerated Development Program for manufacturing talent

Shikhar is an accelerated career development journey for high potential technical talents in the plant manufacturing team. The objective is to create a pool of internal ... leaders, who can become future Technical Heads in a few years. The module also includes focus on behavioral competencies and other technical competencies as prescribed by National Council for Cement and Building Materials.

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