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Tata Steel powering Daladiri hamlet of Deojhar village with electrification

Joda, October 04, 2016

The OMQ Division of Tata Steel has set its foot forward to electrify the Daladiri hamlet of Deojhar vilage. The company provided two transformers of 25 KVA and 16 KVA along with all electrical infrastructures to the village, which was inaugurated on October 3, 2016.This rural electrification will cater to 36 Below Poverty Line (BPL) families residing in Daladari village.

These two transformers were charged and connected to the nearest 11KV NESCO grid today. Along with the transformer charging, one LED bulb to each family was gifted by Mr Pankaj Satija, GM (OMQ), Tata Steel.

The senior officials from Tata Steel present on the occasion include Mr P K Dhall, Chief Engineering Services & Projects, Mr Sanjay Virmani, Chief HRM (OMQ), Mr Naveen Shrivastav, Head, Katamati Iron Mine and Mr R A Singh, Head, Power Distribution. People representing the local community included Ms Rebati Naik, Vice Chairman, Joda Block, Mr Janardan Naik, Ex-Sarpanch, Deojhar Gram Panchayat, Mr Sartho Naik, Naib Sarpanch, Deojhar Gram Panchayat, Mr Pandya Munda and Mr Loknath Munda, Ward Member, Deojhar Gram Panchayat. The villagers from Daladari appreciated Tata Steel`s effort to bring light to their homes.

As part of Corporate Social Responsibility, Tata Steel has been serving the community through its intervention in sustainable livelihood, infrastructure development, education and healthcare services for over a century now.

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.

Kulvin Suri
Chief, Corporate Communications, India & SEA
Tata Steel
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