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4th Senior Jharkhand State Hockey Championship from August 27-29, 2019

Jamshedpur , August 26, 2019

On occasion of the National Sports Day on August 29, Tata Steel in association with Dept. of Tourism, Art, Culture, Sports & Youth Affairs, Government of Jharkhand and Hockey Jharkhand would organize the 4th Senior Jharkhand State Hockey Championship 2018 for Men and Women from August 27-29 at the Marang Gomke Astroturf Hockey Stadium at Morabadi in Ranchi.

Shri Rahul Sharma, IAS – Secretary, Department of Tourism, Art, Culture, Sports & Youth Affairs, Government of Jharkhand would inaugurate the tournament at 11.00 AM on August 27, 2019.

Thirty-six teams (21 men & 15 women teams) coming from various districts of the state would participate in the tournament which would run in an eliminator format.

Commenting on the tournament, Mr. Bhola Nath Singh, President, Hockey Jharkhand said; “We are very pleased to be organizing the 4th edition of this important tournament in the Jharkhand Hockey Calendar and will ensure that the players have a good experience. This tournament is very vital for Hockey Jharkhand as the performance of players in this annual event forms the basis of selection of senior men & women players who represent the state at various other Hockey tournaments & championships.”

Mr. Chanakya Chaudhary, Vice President, Corporate Services, Tata Steel said; “The Jharkhand Hockey tournament has been able to establish itself as an important event in the state’s sporting calendar. This is a significant platform to encourage and showcase aspiring talent in the region. We will continue to provide impetus to the sport and support platforms to groom champion hockey players in the state.”

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Tata Steel group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 33 million tonnes per annum (MnTPA). It is one of the world's most geographically-diversified steel producers, with operations and commercial presence across the world. The group (excluding SEA operations) recorded a consolidated turnover of US $22.67 billion in the financial year ending March 31, 2019. In 2018, Tata Steel acquired Bhushan Steel Ltd (now renamed as Tata Steel BSL Ltd).

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Tata Steel retained the ‘Global Steel Industry Leader’ position in the DJSI 2018. 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 has won several awards including the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2016-17, ‘GreenPro’ certification for products (Tata Pravesh Steel Doors, Tata Structura, Tata Pipes) by CII, Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) status (Tier 2) by the Directorate of International Customs (Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India), ‘Corporate Strategy Award’ by Mint (2018), Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management (2018) and Best Risk Management Framework & Systems Award (2019) by CNBC TV18. The Company also received the ‘Most Ethical Company’ award from Ethisphere Institute for the eight time (2019), Steel Sustainability Champion (2018) by the World Steel Association, Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards (2019), Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award by Institute of Directors (2018), ‘Best Companies To Work For’ recognition by Business Today, 'Asia's Best Integrated Report' award by the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (2017), among several others.

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