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Tata Steel organizes Disaster Management training for Master Trainers

Jamshedpur, November 20, 2018

The third batch of Master Trainers Training for Disaster Management was inaugurated at Tata Steel Security Training Centre today.

Mr P N Rai, IPS (Retd) Former DG, Bihar and presently Hon’ble Member, Bihar State Disaster Management Authority, delivered the key note address and inaugurated the training programme. Mr Vageesh Mishra, IPS (Retd), former DG of West Bengal graced the occasion.

Other dignitaries present on the occasion included Mr Chanakya Chaudhary, VP Corporate Services Tata Steel, Mr Uttam Singh, VP Iron Making Tata Steel, and Mr D B Sundara Ramam, PEO Tata Steel. They expressed their satisfaction on the competency building exercise and also apprised about the organisational expectations from the master trainers.

Altogether 25 officers -Doctors, Operation and Maintenance Engineers, Security, Safety and Fire professionals will undergo this training for 10 days and acquire instructional skills on Medical First Responders, Collapsed Structure Search & Rescue, Chemical and Gas Disaster Management and Fire Management. These master trainers after qualifying the test, will in turn train shop floor and departmental personnel on Emergency Management in case of any disaster in Tata Steel plants across India. The training will enable them to be the first responders during emergencies.

The Emergency Response Training on Disaster Management is organised by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), under the Union Ministry of Home Affairs. The training programme would conclude on November 30, 2018.

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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