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Tata Steel organises 'SWATI' Annual Sports Mela 2016

Jamshedpur, February 10, 2016

The Steel Women’s Aspirational Team Initiative (SWATI) – a women empowerment committee of Tata Steel organised ‘Annual Sports Mela’ today at JRD Tata Sports Complex. Mr Sudhanshu Pathak, VP, Steel Manufacturing, Tata Steel inaugurated the event

The aim was to engage the women workforce in the true spirit of sports and help build camaraderie in the team.

Speaking on the occasion Mr Pathak said ‘I had the opportunity to work with the SWATI team as part of its founding member. SWATI has indeed grown and over the years it has organised several programmes for the women employees of Tata Steel. The Annual sports programme is quite unique because apart from Jamshedpur we have employees participating form various other locations of Tata Steel. It’s a great opportunity to meet new people and share ideas. I wish the day long event a great success’

Ms Ruchi Narendran was present at the closing ceremony besides Srimanti Sen. They gave away prizes to the winners, besides emerging as winners in the tug-of-war event.

Speaking on the occasion Ms Narendran said ‘This day we celebrate power of being a women. The energy, strength, fun, friendship gets celebrated on the Annual Sports Day. The initiative strengthens teams at workplace. It is important for us to meet each other not only at workplace but also beyond it and help each other in every way possible. Every women employee should concentrate on their fitness and avail opportunities given by the company’

The Mela included various events under different categories:

Age Group – 18 yrs to 30 yrs Age Group – 31 yrs to 40 yrs
1. 400 meter Race 4. 200 meter Race
2. 50 meter One Leg Race 5. 3 Legged-Race
3. Sack Race 6. Skipping Race
Age Group – 41 yrs to 50 yrs Age Group – 51 yrs to 60 yrs
1. Spoon Marble Race 4. Walking Race
2. Book-Balance Race 5. Spoon Marble Race
3. Tug of War 6. Book- Balance Race