Jamshedpur FC to play ISL match at Kalinga Stadium in Odisha
~Jamshedpur FC to play against Bengaluru FC on February 25, 2017~
Odisha will witness its first match of ISL when Jamshedpur FC will take on Bengaluru FC in one of its home match on February 25, 2017 at the Kalinga Stadium, in Bhubaneswar.
Tata Steel stands committed to partnering the Government of Odisha in the socio-economic development of the State.This is in line with its corporate philosophy of improving the quality of lives of the communities around its areas of operation.
Tata Group backed Jamshedpur FC’s participation in the Indian Super League is an initiative to showcase Jamshedpur as a city which strongly supports sports. Tata Group and Tata Steel in particular have always had a very strong connect with the community and JFC will further strengthen the same. This opportunity lives the Tata Group and Tata Steel’s dream of Tata Football Academy that was launched 30 years back to contribute to Indian football and to see Indian football make advances to the world stage.
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Tata Steel Group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 27 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) as on March 31, 2017. It is the world's second-most geographically-diversified steel producer, with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries. The Group recorded a consolidated turnover of US $18.12 billion (INR 117,420 crore) in FY17. Tata Steel Group is spread across five continents with an employee base of nearly 74,000. 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 (2015). Besides being a member of the World Steel Climate Action Programme, Tata Steel has also been felicitated with several awards including the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2013-14 (received in 2017), Best Risk Management by CNBC TV18 (2016), ‘Best-in-class Manufacturing’ award from TIME India (2016) and the ‘Most Ethical Company’ award from the Ethisphere Institute (2016), IIM Sustainability Award (2015), among several others.
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