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Tata Steel Archives Completes 25 Glorious Years

Jamshedpur, June 21, 2018

A Day of Celebration on June 22, 2018

The Tata Steel Archives, housed at the Centre for Excellence will be completing 25 years on June 22, 2018. As part of the celebrations, a one day conclave, with panel discussions will be hosted at the Centre for Excellence. The event will be attended by India’s top archivists, senior leadership and executives from Tata Steel as well as other Companies.

Ms Ruchi Narendran will grace the occasion as the Chief Guest.

Mr Zubin Mistry, Vice President, Finance, Tata Services who is also responsible for the Tata Central Archives will deliver the keynote address on “The Importance of Corporate Legacy in Today’s Dynamic Business Environment”

Key panel discussions will include the following:

  • Role of Business Archives in Building Bridges to the Future
  • Contribution of Archives Towards Effective Stakeholder Engagement
  • Creating Archives of the Future : Trends & Developments

A Thematic Exhibition on the 25 years’ journey of Tata Steel Archives will also be inaugurated during the event while a new set of interesting legacy documents will also be on display at the Archives.

Tata Steel Archives is one of the first in the country to be set up by a private organization to preserve letters, photographs, reports, maps and charts of historical importance for the Company. The Archives is a rich treasure trove of reports, letters and maps which document the early evolution phases of the company as well as more recent developments spanning more than eleven decades.

Over the years, Tata Steel Archives has been attracting visitors from all walks of life, namely employees, locals, students and researchers as well as legendary personalities like Bharat Ratna Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam (Former President of India), Nobel Laureate Dr. Muhammad Yunus, world renowned artist Padma Bhushan Jatin Das and a host of other stalwarts from across the world.

Over 1 lakh of documents have been digitized as of now to facilitate easy and accurate retrieval of data. The Archives have also facilitated a plethora of research efforts through access to its holdings.

About Tata Steel
Tata Steel Group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 27 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) as on March 31, 2018. 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 $20.41 billion (INR 133,016 crore) in FY18. Tata Steel Group is spread across five continents with an employee base of nearly 74,000. 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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