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Jharia Division of Tata Steel dedicates “Green Triangular Park” to the people of Dhanbad

Jamadoba, December 06, 2018

In view of promoting a healthy lifestyle for all, Jharia Division of Tata Steel today dedicated the newly built Green Triangular Park to the people of Dhanbad.

The park was inaugurated by Mr Arun Misra, Vice President (Raw Materials), Tata Steel in the presence of Mr Sanjay Kumar Singh, General Manager (Coal), Tata Steel, Mr S S Zama, Regional President, Rashtriya Colliery Mazdoor Sangh (RCMS),  Mr Santosh Kumar Mahato, Regional Secretary, RCMS, along with other Union office bearers and senior officials of the company.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Misra said: “Greenery around contributes to healthy living and overall well-being of people. We want people to be fit and healthier and hence this park has been set-up. More such parks should be set-up in the region to improve the quality of life of people around.”

Covering an area of 7000 square meters, the park has 142 of 46 varieties of medicinal plants and 187 of 50 varieties of hibiscus plants. There are plants of herbal and medicinal values like   Elaichi, Hing, Pathar Chatta, Red Gudmar, White Chandan, Pito Na and the like and hibiscus plants like Black Beri, Meri, Montivila, Anjali, Splire and several others. This park is in-house designed & executed by Town Maintenance Department of Jharia Division.

There is a walking pathway for the health enthusiasts and a dedicated play area equipped with Multi-Activity Play System, Loop Climber, Bridge Ladder, Flying Butterfly, Roto Wave Slide and the like for the children to relish.  The park will remain open for public from 6:00 am to 9:00 am and 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

The Jharia Division of Tata Steel has taken several environmental initiatives for the conservation, preservation and restoration of biodiversity. The Green Triangular Park is one such initiative towards biodiversity. Tata Steel is committed to the conservation, enhancement and restoration of biodiversity in its areas of operation. To formalise this commitment, the Company adopted the company-wide Biodiversity Policy and has also developed the Biodiversity Management Plans for all its mines and Collieries. The progresses of these plans are being assessed by International Union for Conservation of Nature on regular basis.

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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