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Tata Steel West Bokaro Division dedicates infrastructure facilities to students

West Bokaro, July 13, 2018

Tata Steel West Bokaro Division dedicated two additional classrooms along with a potable water project and two toilet blocks to the students of Jai Bharat Vidya Kendra, Bargaon under Mandu block of Ramgarh district.

The infrastructure facilities for the students were inaugurated on Friday by Mr Sanjay Kumar Singh, General Manager (Coal), Tata Steel in the presence of Mr Mohan Mahto, President, Rastriya Colliery Mazdoor Sangh (RCMS), Mr B V Sudhir Kumar, Chief, Coal Beneficiation, Tata Steel (West Bokaro), Mr Dushyant Kumar Patel, Member, Zilla Parisad, Mr Kailash Gope, Treasurer, RCMS, Mr Kanhaiya Ravi Das, Mukhiya, Bargaon, Mr Manoj Singh, Head, Security, Tata Steel (West Bokaro), Mr Pankaj Mahto, Member, Panchayat Samiti, Mr Gyani Mahto, Secretary, School Management Committee, Jai Bharat Vidya Kendra, Bargaon and Mr Keshav Kumar Ranjan, Unit Head, Tata Steel Rural Development Society (TSRDS).

The initiative was implemented by Tata Steel Rural Development Society (TSRDS), the rural development wing of Tata Steel at a cost of Rs 23.19 lakhs (approx.) with an objective to provide better infrastructure facilities and ambience to the students to study.

The two additional classrooms constructed over 1808 sqft area will benefit 190 students of Class IX and X.

Under the drinking water project, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) wing of the steel major has installed 2 overhead water tanks of 1000 litre capacity each connected to a platform along with taps. Apart from this, TSRDS has supported the school with a deep bore-well which will cater to the water requirement of the school throughout the year. The project will provide potable water to students of class IX and X along with their teachers.

In addition to all these, two toilet blocks for boys and girls have also been constructed which will provide better sanitation facility with hygiene & cleanliness to the students and teachers.

Reaffirming Tata Steel’s commitment towards the upliftment of the community in and around its areas of operation, Mr Singh said: “Tata Steel is committed towards the development of the region and has always given priority to improving the quality of life of the community. I am very happy to see the excitement of students and the learn about the glorious track record of the school. It gives me immense pleasure to see so many girls in the school as I firmly believe that educating a girl is educating a family.”

Among others present on the occasion were officials of Tata Steel, TSRDS, Union and members of the community.

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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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