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DNTL, part of Deepak Group, India’s leading Chemical Manufacturer implements Lawrbit GCMS

Manufacturer & Exporter | Phenols, Xylenols & Derivatives

Published on: Nov 11, 2021

Updated on: Sep 21, 2023

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DEEPAK NOVOCHEM TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED (DNTL)

  • DNTL develops and manufactures basic building blocks for various performance oriented end use applications in Epoxies, Herbicides, Pharmaceuticals, Flavours & Fragrances, Adhesives, Construction Chemicals, Electrical & Electronics, Antioxidants, Specialty Resins & Polymers and so on.
  • DNTL is part of Deepak Group, with 50+ years presence and many laurels:
    • Market leader in Indian Chemical Industry
    • Customers in 30+ countries
    • 70% Market share in Sodium Nitrite, Sodium Nitrate & Nitro Toluenes in India,
    • Among Top 3 Global producer of Xylidines, Cumidines and Oximes,
    • Turnover of INR 4,381 crores and Market cap of INR 22,600 crores in FY’21
    • Well known for their following businesses:
      • Deepak Nitrite Limited (https://www.godeepak.com/)
      • Deepak Fertilizers and Petrochemicals Corporation Limited (https://www.dfpcl.com/)

DECISION TO IMPLEMENT LAWRBIT’S GCMS

  • Part of group with listed companies, having common Directors and Governance requirement, it’s important to have a strong Compliance Management Framework.
  • The group implemented Compliance Management Solution from a Big 4 which wasn’t meeting their expectations regards to frequent changing regulations and technology upgrades.

CLIENT’S CHALLENGES

  • Manual reporting, consolidation and preparation of Compliance Certificate
  • Not confident of comprehensive coverage of laws and compliance in manual framework
  • Manual search for applicable Regulatory Updates is a broken and inconsistent process
  • Unsure about applicability and coverage of Import and Export Rules and compliance
  • Instances of missed Compliance, broken Communication during Covid-19 and Natural calamities

LAWRBIT GCMS IMPLEMENTATION

Lawrbit engaged with DNTL in mid 2021; and conducted a thorough Business Discovery across locations. Our Legal and Customer Success teams engaged with their functional Heads / experts across locations to understand the operational process and workings of the company. The Project was divided in 4 stages:

  • Phase – 1: Business Discovery using questionnaires and interviews
  • Phase – 2: Identification of applicable laws and compliance by location
  • Phase – 3: Identification of Responsibility and ownership matrix
  • Phase – 4: Software customisation, user training and Go-Live

LIFETIME BENEFACTION

DNTL now enjoys the benefits of our lifetime support:

  • Real time Regulatory Updates across all laws
  • Automated Technology updates and upgrades
  • Ticket based End User Support with
  • Periodic Compliance Health Check

THE UPSHOT

  • The Group Legal and Compliance team now has Real time access to Compliance status and Risks
  • All entities including plant, R&D, Warehouse etc. are aware of compliance obligations and sensitive
  • Clearly defined responsibility across functions
  • Management Reports through analytic dashboards, regulatory updates, Compliance Certificate etc.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

  • No. of Locations: 4
  • 60+ Applicable Laws & Rules
  • 1,800+ Compliance applicable
  • 20+ Departments
  • Dedicated Customer Support Manager
  • Periodic Compliance Health Checks and corrections
  • Clear visibility at Group level

LIST OF KEY LAWS APPLICABLE ON the CLIENT

  • Air Pollution Act – Maharashtra
  • Anti-Smoking Act
  • Apprentices Act
  • Batteries Management Rules
  • Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules – Maharashtra
  • Child and Adolescent Labour Act
  • Companies Act, 2013
  • Construction & Demolition waste Management Rules – Maharashtra
  • Contract Labour Act- Maharashtra
  • Copyright Act
  • Customs Act
  • Designs Act
  • Disaster Management Act – Maharashtra
  • Electricity Act – Central
  • Electricity Duty Act-Maharashtra
  • EPF Act
  • Employee’s Compensation Act – Haryana
  • Environment Protection Act
  • Equal Remuneration Act
  • ESI Act
  • E-Waste Management Rules
  • Factories Act – Maharashtra
  • Fire Prevention and Life Safety Measures Act – Maharashtra
  • Foreign Trade Policy
  • Gas Cylinder Rules
  • GST Act – Maharashtra
  • Hazardous and Other Wastes Rules – Maharashtra
  • Income Tax Act
  • Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act – Central
  • Industrial Disputes Act – Maharashtra
  • Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act – Maharashtra
  • Industrial Establishments(National and Festival Holidays) Act – Haryana
  • Information Technology Act
  • Inter-State Migrant Workmen Act – Maharashtra
  • Labour Welfare Fund Act – Maharashtra
  • Legal Metrology Act-Maharashtra
  • Lifts, Escalators and Moving Walks Act – Maharashtra
  • Maharashtra-Private Security Agencies Act
  • Manufacture, Storage And Import Of Hazardous Chemical Rules – Maharashtra
  • Master Direction – Export of Goods and Services
  • Master Direction – Import of Goods and Services
  • Maternity Benefit Act – Maharashtra
  • Minimum wages Act – Maharashtra
  • Motor Vehicles Act – Maharashtra
  • Mathadi, Hamal and other Manual Workers (Regulation of Employment and Welfare) Act – Maharashtra
  • MSME Act
  • Noise Pollution Rules-Maharashtra
  • Non-Biodegradable Garbage Act -Maharashtra
  • Payment of Gratuity Act – Maharashtra
  • Payment of Bonus Act
  • Payment of Wages Act
  • Petroleum Act
  • Plastic Waste Management Rules
  • Poisons Act – Maharashtra
  • POSH
  • Prevention of Corruption Act
  • Professional Tax Act – Maharashtra
  • Public Liability Act – Central
  • RBI (LEI for Participation in Non-derivative Markets)
  • Shops and Establishments Act – Maharashtra
  • Solid Waste Management Rules – Maharashtra
  • Static and Mobile Pressure Vessels (Unfired) Rules – Central
  • Water Pollution Act – Maharashtra
  • Workmen’s Minimum House rent Allowance Act – Maharashtra
CLIENT SPEAKS

GM Finance, (Deepak Novochem Technologies Limited)

“Our overall GCMS Implementation experience was quite good. Lawrbit team has extended full co-operation and support to us and in spite of some hindrance from our side whole implementation process went smooth”

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