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Tata Steel wins the Golden Peacock National Training Award, 2014

Jamshedpur, May 31, 2014

~ Pioneer in Steel chosen for its excellence in the Training Sector ~

Tata Steel was recently conferred with the Golden Peacock National Training Award for the year 2014, one of the most prestigious awards for excellence in training practices in organizations as a whole. The award was presented by the honorable Chief Minister of Kerala, Mr Oommen Chandy at a ceremony held at Thiruvananthapuram. On behalf of Tata Steel, the award was received by Mr Suresh Dutt Tripathi, Vice President, Human Resource Management, Tata Steel.

While receiving the award, Mr Suresh Dutt Tripathi, Vice President, Human Resource Management, Tata Steel said, "It's a matter of pride and honour to receive the Golden Peacock National Training Award 2014 as it recognizes the effective and relevant models of training in all areas of products and services that we at Tata Steel have. It reinforces our commitment to pursue excellence in the methodology of training for tangible benefits of all our employees." He also added, "This award inspires us to continue our legacy in training and development for our valued employees ensuring effective career progression and growth."

The Golden Peacock National Training Award identifies training that makes a real difference and offers benefits to the business/organization or to the community. It rewards organizations who exercise best possible control on their circumstances, show real initiative and commitment to development.

The Award:

  • identifies excellence in training practices;
  • shows how effective training improves business and individual performance;
  • provides role models from all parts of Indian corporate life;
  • encourages greater commitment to training and staff development.

About Tata Steel
Established in 1907 as Asia's first integrated private sector steel company, Tata Steel Group is among the top- ten global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of over 29 million tonnes per annum (MnTPA). It is now the world's second-most geographically-diversified steel producer, with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries. The Tata Steel Group, with a turnover of US$ 24.82 billion in FY 13, has over 80,000 employees across five continents and is a Fortune 500 company. The Group's vision is to be the world's 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. In 2008, Tata Steel India became the first integrated steel plant in the world, outside Japan, to be awarded the Deming Application Prize 2008 for excellence in Total Quality Management. In 2012, Tata Steel became the first integrated steel company in the world, outside Japan, to win the Deming Grand Prize 2012 instituted by the Japanese Union of Scientists and Engineers.