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Tata Steel celebrates the second anniversary of dedication of Kalinganagar Plant

Kalinganagar, November 18, 2017

Tata Steel celebrated the second anniversary of dedication of its steel plant at Kalinganagar on November 18, 2017. The plant was dedicated to the state of Odisha on November 18, 2015.To mark the day, several programmes were organized in premises of Tata Steel Kalinganagar located in Jajpur district of Odisha.

As part of celebrations, a function was organized at the plant premises along with an exhibition on the theme of ’Tata Steel Kalinganagar- Taking pride with every stride’. The exhibition sought to depict various milestones and operational excellence attained by operating departments of the plant in last one year.

Mr T V Narendran, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Managing Director (MD), Tata Steel Limited & Mr Anand Sen, President, TQM & Steel Business, Tata Steel graced the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Narendran said, technology is evolving and there is always scope to leverage it better to enhance performance. Congratulating employees of Tata Steel Kalinganagar, Mr Sen stated that customers feedback have been overwhelmingly positive about the products being rolled out from Kalinganagar. Tata Steel Kailinganagar has positive effect on product mix of Tata Steel, he added.

Tata Steel Kalinganagar has adopted state-of-the-art technologies to ensure higher productivity with minimal impact on environment. It is leveraging the Coke Dry Quenching (CDQ) facility capable of handling 200 metric tonnes per hour at its state-of-the-art Greenfield steel plant. This environment-friendly technology is helping in abating climate change by reduction in CO2 emission and reduction in dust emission while saving a significant amount of water.
Mr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice President (Operation), Tata Steel Kalinganagar, Mr Rajesh Ranjan Jha, Vice President (Engineering and Projects), Tata Steel & Mr. D B Sundara Ramam, Principal Executive Officer (PEO) and Officers of Tata Steel Kalinganagar were present on the occasion.

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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