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Career Counselling Session for school students by Tata Steel at West Bokaro

West Bokaro, December 15, 2016

With an objective to provide proper guidance to the school children of West Bokaro, a two-day career counselling session is being organized on December 15-16, 2016.

The session was inaugurated today at the West Bokaro auditorium by Mr Rajeev Singhal, Vice President, Raw Materials Division, Tata Steel in the presence of Mr Sanjay Kumar Singh, General Manager, West Bokaro Division; Mr Mohan Mahato, President, Rastriya Colliery Mazdoor Sangh, Mr S S Hota, Chief, Human Resource Management, Raw Materials, Tata Steel and Ms Mita Singhal among others.

The two-day session will be conducted by the renowned educationist and career counsellor Mr Jitin Chawla. The programme aims at giving proper direction to the students of class 9 to class 12, their parents and teachers. More than 100 students from Holy Cross School and Tata DAV, Ghatotand have registered for the session where they will be engaged in an exercise of exploring the emerging career avenues along with available choices of education in the future. The two-day session will include a workshop followed by aptitude test for the students and then individual counselling for a bright and promising future.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Singhal said: “Tata Steel is committed towards shaping the future of all its stakeholders. There are vast career options available today and students need guidance on the same. I am sure that a platform like this will help not only the students but also the parents to guide their children better in choosing career of a lifetime”.

Mr Chawla along with his team of experts emphasized that exploration of careers is utmost important and took everyone through a paradigm shift on the subject of the choice of career in today’s times. He introduced students and parents to various emerging career streams as Yoga Instructor, Defence as well as other management/organization based careers, creative careers, physical and outdoor Careers,and various other unconventional career options. He also clarified common misconceptions associated with choosing streams and careers and emphasized on ‘WHY NOT’ to choose certain career options.

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.