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Tata Steel organises road safety programme at Noamundi

Noamundi, August 11, 2016

Tata Steel organized a 'Road safety' aware program in collaboration with SAFE (Safety Awareness For Everyone) Club of Tata DAV School at Noamundi today.

The main objective of the programme was to sensitize and educate pedestrians and vehicle drivers about the safety measures to be followed while driving, especially during rainy season in the township.

On the occasion, a rally was organised from Tata DAV School to GT Hostel at Noamundi township. About 100 people participated in the event including school children and residents of the Noamundi township. The rally emphasized on the fundamental traffic rules and highlighted the basic precautions a commuter must take while on the move.

The event witnessed participation from Mr Debashish Jena, Chief, Noamundi; Mr Avinesh Kumar, Head, Operations; Mr Jai Narendrapratap Singh, Sr Manager, Safety; Mr T K Misra, Principal, Tata DAV School along with Noamundi security personnel.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Pankaj Kumar Satija, GM (OMQ), Tata Steel said: “We want a safer world for everyone. Defensive-driving practices can help keep children and adults safe. Safety is of utmost importance to Tata Steel. We should be committed to our safety and safety of our family. I am happy to see the enthusiasm of all those gathered here to support the cause.”It may be noted that SAFE Club along with Tata Steel has been working to create awareness on traffic rules to control accidents. It has organised several events like rallies, workshop and seminars on road safety. Various SAFE Clubs are active in schools.

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'.