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Tata Steel bags prestigious Kalinga Safety Award

Bhubaneswar, September 29, 2015

Tata Steel, the leading steel and mines company in India, was conferred with the prestigious ‘Kalinga Safety Award 2014’ in the Gold category for its Manganese Mines of Ferro Alloy Mineral Division, at the 6 th Odisha State Safety Conclave held in the city today.

On behalf of Tata Steel, Mr NC Mohapatra, Resident Executive, Bhubaneswar, Tata Steel, Mr B D Mohanty, Chief, Safety, Kalinganagar & Mr Maruti Nandan Suman, Senior Manager, Safety, Manganese Mines, Ferro Alloys & Mineral Division and received the award from Chief Guest, Shri G. C. Pati, IAS, Chief Secretary cum Chief Development Commissioner, Govt. of Odisha.

Kalinganagar Project of Tata Steel also bagged the prestigious Kalinga CSR Award for 2014. Mr Ambika Nanda, Head, CSR, Tata Steel (Odisha) and Mr Sisir Tarafder, Sr Manager, CSR, Kalinganagar Project, received the award on behalf of the Kalinganagar Project.

Shri G Srinivas, IAS, Principal Secretary, Dept. of Labour & Employees State Insurance, Govt. of Odisha was the Guest of Honour at the conclave. The sixth Odisha Safety Conclave was organised by Institute of Quality & Environment services and Quality Council of India, Odisha chapter. The theme of this year’s conclave was 'Safety Ever, Accident Never'.

About Tata Steel
Established in 1907 as Asia's first integrated private sector steel company, Tata Steel Group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of nearly 30 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$ 22.32 billion in FY 15, 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.

Chief, Corporate Communications, India & SEA
Tata Steel