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Tata Steel conferred with 15th Annual Greentech Environment Award

Jamshedpur, January 30, 2015

Tata Steel, Jamshedpur Works has been conferred the 15th Annual Greentech Environment Award 2015 in Gold category of Metal & Mining sector on 28th January 2015 at Kolkata. The Award was given by Mr M Narendra, Former Chairman & Managing Director, Indian Overseas Bank. On behalf of Tata Steel, the award was received by Mr Suresh Kumar, Vice President, Shared Services, Tata Steel and Mr Shubhanand Mukesh, Head, Environment, Tata Steel.

The event was graced by Mr K U Mistry, Chairman Gujarat Pollution Control Board, Mr Rajnish Prakash, Chairman & CEO Heavy Water Board, Government of India, Dr T K Joshi, Advisor, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Mr Asok Mohan Charkrabarti, Former Chief Secretary, Government of West Bengal and Mr Rajeev Mathur, Managing Director, Mahanagar Gas Limited.

Technical presentation was made by applicant industries at Greentech office, New Delhi. The panel of Judges consisted of Dr. R K Suri, erstwhile Director, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Govt. of India, Mr. K G Gupta, erstwhile Executive Director (Corporate HSE), Indian Oil Corporation Limited and Mr. Kamleshwar Sharan, President, Greentech Foundation. 

Greentech Foundation, established in the year 2000 and based at New Delhi, is a non-profit organisation committed to recognise and celebrate ethos of outstanding performance in Environment Protection, Fire & Safety, HR & CSR issues. Greentech Foundation Awards honours the proactive practices of awardees enhancing their esteem. 

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 over 28 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$ 24.81 billion in FY 14, 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.