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91 villagers benefit from free cataract operation camp of Tata Steel at Noamundi

Noamundi, May 10, 2017

In its endeavors towards serving the community, Tata Steel annually organises free cataract operation camp for aged people with vision loss. Tata Steel’s Rural Development Society in collaboration with Sankara Nethralaya of Chennai successfully concluded a 10-day cataract camp at Government High School, Mahudi Village on May 10, 2017.

After screening 347 patients, 91 were selected and operated for cataract in the state-of-the-art operation theatre on wheels of Sankara Nethralaya. On the concluding day, counselling session was organized for the operated patients. The doctors counselled the patients about precautions to be taken post operation. The event was inaugurated jointly by Mr R.P Mali, Chief Noamundi and Mr Surendra Chatomba, Manki of Kothgarh on May 3, 2017.

Present on the occasion were Ms Laxmi Soren, Zila Parishad Member, Noamundi, Mr Amren Dang, Block Development Officer, Noamundi, Mr Surender Chatomba, Manki of Kothgarh, Dr Dhirender Kumar, Chief Medical Officer, Tata Steel Noamundi Hospital and Mr Sanjit Adhaya, Head Operations, Noamundi, Tata Steel.

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, 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.


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Kulvin Suri

Chief, Corporate Communications, India & SEA
Tata Steel