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3rd. Senior Jharkhand State Hockey Championship from 27 to 29 August, 2018

Ranchi, August 26, 2018

On occasion of the National Sports Day on 29 August, Tata Steel in association with Dept. of Tourism, Art, Culture, Sports & Youth Affairs, Government of Jharkhand and Hockey Jharkhand would organize the 3rd. Senior Jharkhand State Hockey Championship 2018 for Men and Women from 27 to 29 August at the Marang Gomke Astroturf Hockey Stadium at Morabadi in Ranchi.

Mr. Manish Ranjan (IAS), Secretary, Dept. of Tourism, Art, Culture, Sports & Youth Affairs, Government of Jharkhand would inaugurate the tournament at 10:00 AM on August 27, 2018. Twenty two teams coming from various districts of the state would participate in the tournament which would run as a round-robin league.

Commenting on the tournament, Mr. Bhola Nath Singh, President, Hockey Jharkhand said; “We are very pleased to be organizing the 3rd. edition of this important tournament in the Jharkhand Hockey Calendar and will ensure that the players have a good experience.”

Mr. Sunil Bhaskaran, Vice President, Corporate Services, Tata Steel said; “We are happy to contribute towards creating a competitive platform for Hockey talent in the form of this tournament. The last two editions were well received by the sporting community and we are committed to provide continuous impetus to talented Hockey players from Jharkhand to hone their skills.”

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, 2018. It is one of the world's most geographically-diversified steel producers, with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries. The Group recorded a consolidated turnover of US $20.41 billion (INR 133,016 crore) in FY18. Tata Steel Group is spread across five continents with an employee base of over 65,000. Tata Steel retained Industry Leader position in FY18 and ranked second overall in the DJSI assessment, 2017. The Company has been recognised as the Climate Disclosure Leader in ‘Steel category’ by CDP (2017). Besides being a member of the World Steel Climate Action Programme, Tata Steel was felicitated with several awards including the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2014-15 and 2015-16, Best Risk Management by CNBC TV18 (2018) and ‘Corporate Strategy Award’ by Mint (2018). The Company also received the ‘Most Ethical Company’ award from Ethisphere Institute for the sixth time (2018), Steel Sustainability Champions (2017) by the World Steel Association, Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards (2017 & 2018), Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award by Institute of Directors (2017) as well as 'Asia's Best Integrated Report' award by the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (2017), among several others.

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