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Launch of Jamshedpur FC Logo and interaction with Coaches

Jamshedpur, July 26, 2017

Mr. Sunil Bhaskaran, VP (Corporate Services), Tata Steel,   today launched the logo of the Jamshedpur FC in presence of  Mr. Steve Coppell, Head Coach, Jamshedpur FC, Ishfaq Ahmed , Assistant coach of the franchise, Subrata Pal, Player Jamshedpur FC and erstwhile TFA cadet ,  Mr.Ravi Radhakrishnan , Chief Aviation Services and Sports , Tata Steel , at a Press Conference held today at the Centre for Excellence.

Welcoming the audience, Mr.Mukul Choudhary, Chief Sports Excellence Centres, Tata Steel said that the Company has had a long association with Sports starting with TFA and the Super Soccer series. Many cadets from TFA have made it to National level and several are currently playing in the ISL.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr.Bhaskaran explained the proceedings that took place in Mumbai on July 23rd during the ISL Player Draft 2017. This was followed by questions from the media on team composition, logistics arrangements, Pre-season training of players, which were answered by Mr.Bhaskaran and Mr. Steve Coppell.

On being asked how he felt in being part of Jamshedpur FC, Subrata Pal said that he was happy and it felt like being back home again.

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.