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Tata Steel’s Digwadih Colliery Bags Hindustan Zinc Health & Safety Award from FIMI for Overall Performance for the year 2015-16

Jamshedpur, October 07, 2016

- Mr Piyush Goyal, Minister for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Government of India gave away the award at the 50th Annual General Meeting of FIMI in New Delhi-

Digwadih Colliery of the Jharia Division of Tata Steel has bagged the prestigious Hindustan Zinc Health & Safety Award for overall performance for the year 2015-16. The award was given by the Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI), the premier mining body of the country.

Mr Vikash Kumar, Head, Digwadih Colliery, Tata Steel received the award from Mr Piyush Goyal, Minister for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Government of India on October 3, 2016 at the 50th Annual General Meeting of FIMI in New Delhi.

Expressing his happiness on being conferred with the honour, Mr Sanjay Rajoria, GM, Jharia Division, Tata Steel said, “We are honoured to have been recognized for our efforts towards Health & Safety. The company is adopting scientific and efficient mining practices for a sustainable future. Tata Steel is always committed to adopting the best practices of the industry and promote inclusive growth around its areas of operations."

About Tata Steel

Tata Steel Group stands among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 28 million tonnes per annum (MnTPA) and a turnover of US $17.69 billion in FY16. It is the world's second-most geographically-diversified steel producer, with operations in 26 countries and commercial presence in over 50 countries. Established in 1907, the Group’s vision is to be the world steel industry benchmark in “Value Creation” and “Corporate Citizenship” through the excellence of its people, its innovative approach and overall conduct. Underpinning this vision is a performance culture committed to aspiration targets, safety and social responsibility, continuous improvement, openness and transparency. Having bagged the Deming Application Prize and Deming Grand Prize for continuous improvement in 2008 and 2012 respectively, Tata Steel has now been recognised as the global ‘Industry Leader’ in ‘Steel category’ by Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Besides being one of ‘worldsteel’s’ Climate Action members, it has also been awarded the CII ITC Sustainability Prize, the ‘Best-in-class Manufacturing’ by TIME Award, the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant, among several others.

Kulvin Suri
Chief, Corporate Communications, India & SEA
Tata Steel
Tel: +91 657 664 5512/ +91 92310 52397
E-mail: kulvinsuri@tatasteel.com