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Tata Steel celebrates the fourth anniversary of dedication of its Kalinganagar Plant to the State of Odisha

Kalinganagar, November 19, 2019

Tata Steel celebrated the fourth anniversary of dedication of its Kalinganagar steel plant on November 18, 2019. Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha, Shri Naveen Patnaik, had dedicated the plant to the State of Odisha on November 18, 2015.

2019 is a landmark year in the history of Tata Steel Kalinganagar (TSK) as it became the first and the only Indian manufacturing plant to be recognised by the World Economic Forum as a “Manufacturing Lighthouse”, a beacon in adopting latest digital technologies in its processes and services. TSK is now part of the global network of 26 lighthouses. Tata Steel Kalinganagar has adopted state-of-the-art technologies to ensure higher productivity with minimal impact on environment.

A host of programmes were organised to mark the occasion. As part of the celebrations, an exhibition themed #TechEx4.0 was organised inside the plant premises. Tata Steel executives including Mr Karamveer Singh, General Manager (Operation), Mr R R Satapathy, General Manager (Corporate Services), and Mr Ajit D Kothari, General Manager (Projects), Tata Steel Kalinganagar (TSK), inaugurated the Exhibition. The exhibition showcased the digital journey of Tata Steel and highlighted the endeavours towards ‘Making a Digital Tomorrow”.

A talk show titled #Talk4.0 on “Advancement in Digital Technology in The Metals and Mining Industry” was also organised. Mr Pratik Goyal, Engagement Manger, Mckinsey & Company, Mr Shaleen Chavda, Senior Principal, Accenture Strategy, and Mr Mrinal Kanti Pal, Chief Cloud, Infra, Network &Cyber Security, Tata Steel, put forth enlightening talks on the latest innovation in the digital domain and the best practices which can be adopted in manufacturing facilities like Tata Steel.

The celebrations saw enthusiastic participation of employees of Tata Steel Kalinganagar.

About Tata Steel
Tata Steel group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 33 million tonnes per annum. 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).

A Great Place to Work-Certified organisation, Tata Steel Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures, is spread across five continents with an employee base of over 65,000.

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 Lighthouse recognition for its Kalinganagar Plant – a first in India, 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.

Last year, the Company launched a corporate brand campaign #WeAlsoMakeTomorrow.

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