Excellence Honoured

Honours & Recognitions

GACL’s remarkable journey has been marked by numerous achievements. In its relentless pursuit of excellence, GACL has attained several significant milestones, earning the company prestigious awards and recognitions in the chemical industry. These accolades stand as a testament to GACL’s commitment to maintaining high standards and innovation in its field.

2023

Top Performer of Perform Achieve & Trade (PAT) Cycle II under the National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency (NMEEE)

  • GACL has been honoured with the prestigious National Award for its Dahej Complex under the category of Top Performer Designated Consumer for the Chlor Alkali Sector of Perform Achieve & Trade (PAT) Cycle II under the National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency (NMEEE) on the occasion of the 21st BEE Day and the celebration of the 1st Decade of the PAT Scheme—an initiative by the Ministry of Power, Government of India in March 2023.
2022

17th National Award from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India for Excellence in Cost
Management

  • GACL was honoured with “Best Digital Transformation in Public Sector” by GESIA (Gujarat Electronics & Software Industries Association) Annual Awards 2022 (12th Edition) – Recognizing Excellence of Gujarat’s ICT Industry in Oct 2022.
  • The Certificate of Merit by the GST Department, Ministry of Finance, Government of India in July 2022, for Best Compliance on the occasion of completing 5 years of the GST Era.
  • 17th National Award 2019 from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India for Excellence in Cost Management in April 2022. Significantly, winning this prestigious recognition is a rare distinction achieved by GACL, as it has won this National Award consecutively for three years: 2017, 2018, and 2019, under the category of Manufacturing – Public – Medium.
  • 1st Runners-up in the ‘Annual Award for Outstanding Young Managers’ by the Baroda Management Association in March 2022.
2021

Strategic Performance Award’ from the Governance Now 8th PSU Awards

  • ‘HR Corona Warriors Award’ in August 2021, from the Society of Human Resource Professionals (SHRP), in recognition of impactful contributions during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
  • ‘Strategic Performance Award’ for the second consecutive year from the Governance Now 8th PSU Awards in July 2021.
2019

16th National Award from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India for Excellence in Cost Management

  • 16th National Award from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India for Excellence in Cost Management in October 2019. 
2018

15th National Award from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India for Excellence in Cost Management

  • 15th National Award from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India for Excellence in Cost Management in September 2018.
2017

Tally-GHKC & GreEnv Contest Award by the Baroda Productivity Council 

  • Tally-GHKC & GreEnv Contest 2016 – 17 Award as the winner for Vadodara Complex and the second Runner-up for Dahej Complex conducted by the Baroda Productivity Council in 2017.
2015

Safety Awards by the National Safety Council of India for achievement in Occupational Safety & Health

  • Safety Awards 2015 – Certificate of Appreciation awarded by the National Safety Council of India in 2016 for recognition of appreciable achievement in Occupational Safety & Health during the Assessment period of three years – 2012 – 2014.
2014

Safety Awards – “SURAKSHA PURASKAR” by the National Safety Council of India

  • Safety Awards – 2013 – “SURAKSHA PURASKAR” awarded by the National Safety Council of India for developing and implementing very effective management systems and procedures for its Vadodara Complex in October, 2014.
2013

Social and Corporate Governance Award (SCGA) by Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd.

  • CHEMEXCIL Award 2010-11 awarded for Outstanding Export Performance by the Export Promotion Council, set up by the Ministry of Commerce & Industries, Government of India in August, 2013.
  • National Safety Award 2011 was awarded to our Vadodara and Dahej Complexes for Outstanding Performance in Industrial Safety by the Ministry for Labour & Employment, Government of India in September, 2013. 
  • 1st & 2nd Runner-up awarded by Baroda Productivity Council’s GreEnv (Green Environment) 2011-12 and Good Housekeeping 2012-13 for Vadodara and Dahej Complexes in May 2013. 
  • Social and Corporate Governance Award (SCGA) 2013 for Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practice awarded by Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd. (BSE), Mumbai in February, 2013.
  • Safety Award for achieving a maximum number of accident-free days for the year 2011 by the Gujarat Safety Council, Baroda in January 2013.
2012

National Safety Award by the Ministry for Labour & Employment, Government of India

  • National Safety Award – 2010 awarded to our Dahej Complex for outstanding performance in Industrial Safety by the Ministry for Labour & Employment, Government of India in September, 2012.
  • Award for Excellence in the field of Export Performance and Promotion – 2011 awarded by Federation of Gujarat Industries, Vadodara in September, 2012.
2011

CHEMEXCIL Award for Outstanding Export Performance by Export Promotion Council

  • ICAI Best CFO of the Year 2011 in the Manufacturing sector (Including Mines and Oil & Gas) by the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India, Bangalore in December 2011.
  • National Safety Award 2009 was awarded to our Dahej Complex by Ministry for Labour & Employment, Government of India in November, 2011.
  • ICWAI 8th National Award for Excellence in Cost Management – 2010 by the Institute of Cost and Works Accounts of India in July, 2011.
  • CHEMEXCIL Award 2008-09 & 2009-10 awarded for Outstanding Export Performance by Export Promotion Council, set up by the Ministry of Commerce & Industries, Government of India in January, 2011.
  • Award for achieving more than 30 lakhs accident-free man hours of operation in 2009 by the Gujarat Safety Council, Baroda for Vadodara Complex in January, 2011.
2010

NSCI Safety Award for good performance in OSL by the National Safety Council

  • NSCI Safety Award -2009 for developing and implementing effective Management Systems & Procedures and achieving good performance in OSL for the period of three years – 2006 to 2008 for Vadodara Complex by the National Safety Council established by the Ministry of Labour & Rehabilitation government of India in October 2010.
  • Award for Excellence in the field of Export Performance and Promotion – 2009 awarded by Federation of Gujarat Industries, Vadodara in May, 2010.
  • Excellent Achiever Award for Valuable Contribution in the chemical industry for Outstanding performance in the area of basic chemicals for Vadodara Complex by Gujarat Chemicals Association Ahmedabad in February 2010.
2009

ICC Award for Excellence in Energy Conservation and Management by Indian Chemical Council, Mumbai

  • Award for achieving more than 30 lakhs accident-free man hours of operation in 2008 by the Gujarat Safety Council, Baroda for both Vadodara & Dahej Complexes in December, 2009.
  • Award for Minimum Accident during the year 2008 by the Gujarat Safety Council, Baroda for both Vadodara & Dahej Complexes in December, 2009.
  • ICC Award for Excellence in Energy Conservation and Management 2008 for Vadodara Complex by Indian Chemical Council, Mumbai in December, 2009.
  • NSCI Safety Award -2008 for Maintaining excellent safety, health & environmental standards for Dahej Complex by the National Safety Council established by the Ministry of Labour & Rehabilitation government of India in September 2009.
  • National Safety Award – 2007 awarded to our Vadodara Complex for maintaining excellent safety standards by the Minister for Labour & Employment, Government of India in September, 2009.
  • CHEMEXCIL Award 2005-06 awarded for Outstanding Export Performance by Export Promotion Council, set up by the Ministry of Commerce & Industries, Government of India in July, 2009.
  • Safety Performance Award 2007 for minimizing the number of accidents during the year for Vadodara Complex by Industrial Safety and Health, Gujarat State, Ahmedabad & GSC, Vadodara in January 2009.
2008

ICSI Corporate Governance Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance

  • National Energy Conservation Award 2008 was awarded to our Vadodara & Dahej Complexes by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Govt. of India in December 2008.
  • ICSI Corporate Governance Award 2008 for Excellence in Corporate Governance by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi in November, 2008. 
  • Greentech Safety Silver Award 2008 for Excellence in Safety Performance for Vadodara Complex by Greentech Foundation, Hyderabad in April 2008.
  • Amity Corporate Excellence Award 2008 for all-round contribution in the area of Corporate Governance, Safety, Health and Environment Protection by Amity International Business School, Noida (U.P.) in February 2008.
  • Safety Performance Award 2006 for Vadodara Complex by Industrial Safety and Health, Gujarat State, Ahmedabad & GSC, Vadodara in January 2008.
  • Safety Performance Award 2006 for maintaining the safety of the employees through innovative training and use of safety equipment and Health Centre and for zero non-reportable accidents during the year for Vadodara Complex by Industrial Safety and Health, Gujarat State, Ahmedabad & GSC, Vadodara in January 2008.
2007

Greentech Safety Silver Award for Excellence in Safety Performance by Greentech Foundation, Hyderabad

  • National Energy Conservation Award 2007 was awarded to our Dahej Complexes by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Govt. of India in December 2007.
  • ICSI Corporate Governance Award 2007 for Excellence in Corporate Governance by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi in July, 2007.
  • 3rd National Award for Excellence in Cost Management 2007 by Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India (ICWAI), New Delhi in June 2007. 
  • Good Housekeeping 2006-07 awarded by Baroda Productivity Council for Good Housekeeping in stepping up productivity in May 2007. 
  • Greentech Safety Silver Award 2007 for Excellence in Safety Performance for Vadodara Complex by Greentech Foundation, Hyderabad in February 2007.
  • Amity Corporate Excellence Award 2007 for Excellence Corporate Governance by Amity International Business School, Noida (U.P.) in February 2007.
  • AIQUE Industrial Relations Award 2005-06 for Industrial Relations, social security and promoting Bi-Partism by All India Organization of Employers, New Delhi in January 2007.
2006

“SCOPE” Meritorious Award for Good Corporate Governance 

  • ICSI Corporate Governance Award 2006 for Excellence in Corporate Governance by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi in December, 2006.
  • National Energy Conservation Award 2006 was awarded to our Dahej Complexes by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Govt. of India in December 2006.
  • “SCOPE” Meritorious Award for Good Corporate Governance by Standing Conference of Public Entrepreneurs, New Delhi in November 2006.
  • Safety Innovation Awards 2006 by the Institute of Engineers, Vadodara in September 2006.
  • Qimpro Compass Award 2006 for Distinguished Performance of IQMM Business Element for Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management by Qimpro Standards Organization in August 2006.
  • Certificate of Merit for Innovative Training Practices by the Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD) in July 2006.
  • TERI Corporate Environmental Award 2004-05 for Environment Management and Innovative Initiatives by TERI – The Energy & Resources Institute, New Delhi in June 2006.
  • Greentech Safety Silver Award 2006 for Excellence in Safety Performance for Vadodara and Dahej both Complexes by Greentech Foundation, Hyderabad in April 2006.
  • FGI Award for Excellence 2005 in the area of Environment Preservation & Pollution Control by Federation of Gujarat Industries (FGI), Vadodara in April 2006.
  • IMC Ramakrishna Bajaj National Quality Award 2005 by Indian Merchants’ Chamber (IMC), Mumbai for Quality Management Systems adopted at GACL in March 2006.
  • Appreciation Prize for “Economics of Quality” for the systems at GACL by Quality Council of India, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India in March 2006.
  • CPBF Jamnalal Bajaj Uchit Vyavhar Puraskar 2005 Fair & Ethical Business Practices by Council for Fair Business Practices (CFBP) in February 2006.
  • ICSI Corporate Governance Award 2005 for Excellence in Corporate Governance by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi in January, 2006.
2005

ICWAI Merit Award for Excellence in Cost Management

  • Good Housekeeping 2004-05 awarded by Baroda Productivity Council for Good Housekeeping in stepping up productivity for Vadodara Complex in December 2005. 
  • Safety Performance Award 2004 Vadodaraj & Dahej both Complexes by Industrial Safety and Health, Gujarat State, Ahmedabad & GSC, Vadodara in December 2005.
  • Indian Manufacturing Excellence Award (IMEA) 2005 for Excellence in Housekeeping & Effective Deployment of QMS by Frost & Sullivan in December 2005.
  • Greentech Environment Excellence Silver Award 2004 – 05 for Vadodara & Dahej both Complexes by Greentech Foundation, Hyderabad in October 2005.
  • AMA – Metrochem “Outstanding Manager of the Year Award 2005” declared for MD, GACL by Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA) in July 2005.
  • Greentech Safety Gold Award 2004 – 05 for Excellence in Safety Performance for Vadodara and Dahej both Complexes by Greentech Foundation, Hyderabad in May 2005.
2004

National Energy Conservation Award by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Govt. of India

  • Safety Performance Award 2003 for Vadodara & Dahej both Complexes by Industrial Safety and Health, Gujarat State, Ahmedabad & GSC, Vadodara in December 2004.
  • National Energy Conservation Award 2004 was awarded to our Vadodara & Dahej Complexes by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Govt. of India in December 2004.
  • Greentech Environment Excellence Gold Award 2003 – 04 for Dahej Complex by Greentech Foundation, Hyderabad in November 2004.
  • Greentech Environment Excellence Silver Award 2003 – 04 for Vadodara Complex by Greentech Foundation, Hyderabad in November 2004.
  • Greentech Safety Silver Award 2003 – 04 for Excellence in Safety Performance for Dahej Complex by Greentech Foundation, Hyderabad in June 2004.
  • Dr. H C Srivastav Memorial Award for Eco-friendly textile bleaching Process for Developing Eco-friendly cold bleaching process using Hydrogen Peroxide of GACL for Hand Processing Sector of Textile industry by Ahmedabad Textile Industry’s Research Association in February 2004.

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