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Tata Steel Noamundi Iron Mine receives the Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Excellence Award 2017-18 from CII

Noamundi, August 09, 2018

The Noamundi Iron Mine of the Ore Mines & Quarries (OMQ) division of Tata Steel bags the prestigious Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Excellence Award from Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Eastern Region for the year 2017-18.

Mr Rajesh Kumar Ranjan, Senior Manager (Safety), Noamundi Iron Mine, OMQ, Tata Steel and Mr Girija Sankar Pati, Senior Manager (Operations), OMQ, Tata Steel received the award on behalf of Tata Steel from Mr Gautam Ray, Co-Chairman, CII Eastern Region Safety Task Force on August 8, 2018 at an award ceremony organised by CII Eastern Region in Kolkata. The award was received in the presence of Mr Sanjiv Paul, Vice President (Safety, Health & Sustainability), Tata Steel and Mr Vilas N Gaikwad, Chief Safety (India & South-East Asia), Tata Steel.

The Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Excellence Award by CII intends to acknowledge the vision and exemplary commitment of the organisation towards environment, occupational health and safety of employees and society at large. The objective of this award is to evaluate an organisation's effort to enable the well-being of its employees through adequate measures, not only for the regulatory requirements, but also as part of management's commitment towards ensuring that the workforce is adequately protected through effective safety, health and environment measures.

The Noamundi Iron Mine has also been accorded the ‘Five Star Rating’ for Safety, Health and Environment performance for the year 2017-18. The ‘star rating’ system aims at promoting Safety, Health and Environment practices.

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 the one of 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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