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Curtain Raiser for Tata Steel Literary Meets

Jamshedpur, November 30, 2017

Tata Steel will host Literary Meets in Jharkhand (Ranchi), December 1-2, 2017, Bhubaneswar January 11 – 13, 2018 and at Kolkata on January 22 – 27, 2017. A Curtain Raiser for these Meets was organised today at the Centre for Excellence. It was titled “New Lessons, Age – Old Epics, An Evening with Devdutt Pattanaik”.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest, Mr.T.V.Narendran CEO & MD Tata Steel said that “I am happy that the Curtain Raiser event is being held at Jamshedpur and I wish all the Literary Meets all success.”

Earlier, highlighting the forthcoming Literary Meets, Mr.Kulvin Suri, Chief Corporate Communications (India & SEA)  said that it has been Tata Steel’s endeavor to promote art and literature in the country. This year Jharkhand has been added to the list of Literary Meets and the Event will start tomorrow at Ranchi. It would  enable us to show case the literary talent of the State as well as provide a platform where distinguished scholars can put forth their narrations thereby leading to a healthy exchange of ideas.

Ms.Malavika Banerjee, of Gameplan structured the conversation with Mr.Devdutt Patanaik who was highly applauded for his sincere and at times witty answers.

About Tata Steel

Tata Steel Group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 27.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) as on March 31, 2017. It is the world's second-most geographically-diversified steel producer, with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries. The Group recorded a consolidated turnover of US $18.12 billion (INR 117,420 crore) in FY17. Tata Steel Group is spread across five continents with an employee base of nearly 74,000. 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 (2015). Besides being a member of the World Steel Climate Action Programme, Tata Steel has also been felicitated with several awards including the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2013-14 (received in 2017), Best Risk Management by CNBC TV18 (2016), ‘Best-in-class Manufacturing’ award from TIME India (2016) and the ‘Most Ethical Company’ award from the Ethisphere Institute (2016), IIM Sustainability Award (2015), among several others.

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