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Tata Steel to pay homage to JRD Tata on his 114th Birth Anniversary

Jamshedpur, July 26, 2018

The 114th Birth Anniversary of Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhai Tata falls on July 29, 2018.  Always more than an industrialist, JRD Tata made a unique contribution to the development of the sciences and art. He played a pivotal role in the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, the Tata Memorial Cancer Research Centre and Hospital, the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, the National Centre for Performing Arts and the National Institute of Advanced Studies. Besides his social concerns that distinguished him, he was also the undisputed pioneer of civil aviation in India, and helped to usher in an era of air transport in India. Various activities have been lined up at Tata Steel to commemorate his 114th Birth Anniversary. 


As a mark of tribute to JRD Tata and his passion for flying, a special program will be held on July 29th at Sonari Airport by Tata Steel's Aviation department. This will display an Aero-modeling show and static display of aircraft. Timing : 9.00 am onwards


The events lined up by the Sports Dept are as follows :

Date Time Venue Event
26th July 11.30 am Archery Ground Inter School Archery
 27th July 10.00 am Conference Room Events for School Van Drivers on Safety Awareness
28th July 11.00 am Badminton Training Centre I D Badminton for Lady Employees
29th July 07.00 am In front of JRD Tata's Bust Cross Country Race for JOGGA / JUSCO / Project Schools - 5 kms Sr. Boys
29th July 07.20 am In front of JRD Tata's Bust Cross Country Race for JOGGA / JUSCO / Project Schools - 3 kms Jr. Boys
29th July 07.40 am In front of JRD Tata's Bust Cross Country Race for JOGGA / JUSCO / Project Schools - 3 kms Sr. Girls
29th July 07.55 am In front of JRD Tata's Bust Cross Country Race for JOGGA / JUSCO / Project Schools - 2 kms Jr. Girls
29th July 09.05 am Basket Ball Court Prize Distribution for Cross Country Race



TSAF is conducting a fun filled adventure game for the citizens of Jamshedpur.  Details of the Event are as follows: Name of the Event: "Adventure Quest" - a mix of obstacle crossing, navigation & finding clues . Location: Jubilee Park . Reporting Place: Main Gate – Centre for Excellence . Date & Time: 29th July' 2018. Between 8am – 4pm (Exact reporting time for each team will be communicated to team leader through email after drawing lottery)


S.No Location Event Date
1 Gopalpur Inter School Athletic event 29-Jul
2 Jamshedpur Voice of Jamshedpur-Singing Competition organised by Urban Services 29-Jul
3 Mumbai Tribal musical show by Tribal Cultural Society during JRDQV Award Ceremony 29-Jul
4 Kalinganagar Mega Health Camp by TSRDS 28 & 29 July
5 Jamadoba Aids and Appliance distribution at SPARSH reconstructive surgery unit 29-Jul
6 Sukinda Football match for Under-10 and staff 29-Jul
7 Jamshedpur Eye check up camp for CSR staff through Shankara Netralaya, Chennai, organised by TSFIF 30-Jul
8 Jamshedpur Medical Camp at Sitaramdera Community Centre, by TSFIF 31-Jul
9 Noamundi Girls from residential camp school and boys from Residential Bridge Course (RBC) centres to participate in an airplane model competition 29-Jul
10 Jamshedpur Mega Health Camp for Truck Drivers and Helpers at Transport Park Burmamines in association with Tata Motor CSR, Awadh Dental College, FPAI and supported by Western Carrier Transporter 30-Jul
11 Gomardih Inter school football tournament 27-Jul
12 West Bokaro Health Camp at Birhor Tola 29-Jul
13 West Bokaro Exhibition Football Match at Ghatotand 29-Jul

Date : July 27. Time: 11:30 am. Venue : Michael John Auditorium. Around 25 schools are expected to participate in the event.

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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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