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Tata Steel wins FIMI's Environment Award 2001-2002

New Delhi, September 11, 2002

Tata  Steel  today  won  the  prestigious    Gem  Graphite  Environment Award 2001-2002  of   Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI) at a ceremony held at Park Royal in New Delhi.

The  award  has  been  conferred on Tata Steel's Joda East Iron Ore Mine in recognition  of  the  leading   role  played   by  the mine in conserving and improving the environment.

This  award is presented annually to encourage mining units to preserve and improve  the  environment  and to develop a healthy competition among them. FIMI  recognises that the national goal of sustainable development involves scientific  mining  encompassing   planning,  protection and regeneration of environment and conservation and rational or optimum utilization of natural resources.

Mr  G  S  Dhar,   General  Manager  (Ore, Mines & Quarries), Tata Steel, has received the award on behalf of the Steel Company.