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Tata Steel conferred the ‘Steel industry website of the year’ award by World Steel Association

Mumbai, October 17, 2017

The Steelie Awards recognises member companies or individuals for their contribution to the steel industry in a series of categories impacting the steel industry. There were in total seven award categories for 2017 including the category - Steel industry website of the year. Tata Steel bagged the ‘Steel industry website of the year’ award at the 8th Steelie Awards ceremony organised during the worldsteel General Assembly in Brussels, Belgium on October 16, 2017.

Mr. TV Narendran, MD, Tata Steel India & SEA, Mr. Anand Sen, President, TQM & Steel Business, Tata Steel and Mr. Chanakya Chaudhary, Group Director, Corporate Communication & Regulatory Affairs, Tata Steel received the award on behalf of Tata Steel.

The ‘Steel Industry website of the year’ award was based on 5 key criteria: overall design, loading and page delivery, information range and relevance, navigation ease, and use of new technologies. Demonstrating communications excellence, the Tata Steel website ( was a part of the review which takes places for all membership sites by a worldsteel expert panel. External communications experts provide the final judgement on the selection.

Expressing his gratitude on receiving the award, Mr. Chanakya Chaudhary, Group Director, Corporate Communication & Regulatory Affairs, Tata Steel, said, “We are honoured to have been recognised at the Steelie Awards ceremony. The award recognises our efforts in creating innovative and effective communication platforms in the digital space. This recognition encourages us to continue our innovation journey to build more effective communication platforms.”

The first Steelie Awards ceremony took place in 2010 in Tokyo. Click here for more information on the Steelie Awards.

About World Steel Association (worldsteel)

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) is one of the largest and most dynamic industry associations in the world. worldsteel members represent approximately 85% of the world's steel production, including over 160 steel producers with 9 of the 10 largest steel companies, national and regional steel industry associations, and steel research institutes.

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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