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Health Check-up Camps organized by Tata Steel at Joda and Noamundi

Noamundi, August 22, 2016

As part of Tata Engage programme, Tata Steel at Noamundi and Joda organised two health check-up camps. The programme was initiated by the Ekta team of Noamundi and Joda. The Ekta team organized two such programmes for the villagers at Mahadevnasa Village, Noamundi and inmates of Residential Bridge Course, at Bungalow No-7,Joda during Aug 20-21, 2016.

The health camp at Mahadevnasa village was organized with an objective to create awareness and counsel on basic general health and hygiene. The health check-up included dental, eye check-up, blood test for malaria and general health check-up of children. More than 100 villagers along with children participated in the camp and got free medicines.

On the same lines, a dental health check-up camp was organized for the inmates of Residential Bridge Course at Bungalow No-7, Joda West where 71 children under the age group of 9-14 years were examined and counseled on basic dental care and oral hygiene. During the check-up, it was found that most of the children were suffering anomalies in oral cavity due to lack of iron and calcium in their diet and for further treatment, referral was done to Joda Hospital.

Tata Steel Ekta team which has been formed by enthusiastic women employees of Raw Materials Division is organizing this type of programmes on a regular basis in nearby areas. Employee volunteerism under the Tata Engage programme is a feature of Tata Steel where employees engage with community with a purpose.

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 28 million tonnes per annum (MnTPA) as on June 1, 2016. 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 recorded a turnover of US $17.69 billion in FY16 and has ~77000 employees (as on March 31, 2016) 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. In 2013, Tata Steel was awarded CII-ITC Sustainability Prize for its exemplary efforts towards corporate sustainability practices and in 2016, it bagged the TIME India Award for 'Best-in-Class Manufacturing'.