Dargah Ajmer Sharif is amongst the most sacred and visited pilgrimage sites in India and the world. It was the abode of the Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti between 1192 and 1236 AD. It is believed that the person’s gets all his or her wishes fulfilled, when prays with a pure heart at the Ajmer Sharif Dargah.
Hindustan Zinc – Rajasthan biggest corporate and India’s only Zinc-Lead-Silver producing company has joined hands with Government of India, to convert Dargah Ajmer Sharif into Swacch Iconic Places (SIP). Hindustan Zinc is executing the Project in 3 phases and in 1st phase, the company will be investing Rs 5.68 crores that covers the establishment of two flower compost making machines, cleaning and basic repair of the Jhalra, re-flooring in select areas including laying underground pipes for electrical and water supply, procurement of machines for cleaning the floors, risk management system plan, providing drawings for conservation of Nizam Gate and undertaking conservation of Shahjahani Gate.
Taking this initiative forward, Hindustan Zinc has handed over 11 advance and deep cleaning machines to Dargah committee on 17th March, 2019. These machines have been selected to perform different forms of cleaning job and every machine has unique specification for dry and wet surface. There are also vacuum cleaners, high pressure washer, ride on scrubber drier and carpet cleaning machine. This initiative is an important step towards marinating high quality cleaning and hygiene that will led to higher level of sanitation and facility management at Holy Shrine-Ajmer Dargah Sharif.
The Company has already placed the order of 6 more machines that will be from Germany and are expected to reach Dargah by end of March 2019.
Speaking on the initiative, Sunil Duggal – CEO, HZL said, “Hindustan Zinc is proud to be associated with such initiative and as a company we have always been in fore-front for the greater good of the society.”
During the event, Balwant Singh Rathore – Unit Head Kayad Mine, spoke about the various CSR activities undertaken in Kayad area. Also present on the occasion were Secretary and Asst. Secretary of Anjuman Committee, and Dargah Nazeem – I.B. Parijada. The inauguration was also attended by villagers and officials of Hindustan Zinc.