Tata Steel extends support to Jharkhand contingent for Special Olympics World Summer Games at Abu Dhabi
A Send-Off Ceremony was organized today at the JRD Tata Sports Complex for the contingent of Team Jharkhand which is going to participate in the Special Olympics World Summer Games at Abu Dhabi. The Games will be on during March 14 – 21, 2019. Colonel Vikramjit Singh Panag, CO 37 Jharkhand Bn NCC, Jamshedpur, was the Chief Guest on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Colonel Vikramjit Singh Panag said, “I extend my heartiest congratulations to the contingent going for the Abu Dhabi international meet. You all have capabilities to excel in your respective sports and win medals. Tata Steel’s support is very encouraging for the event.”
Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, will be the host of the 15th Special Olympics World Summer Games which will be held during March 14 – 21, 2019. Abu Dhabi is the first place in the Middle East-North Africa Region to be host to the Special Olympics World Games. The event is estimated to witness the participation of over 7500 Athletes from 192 Nations featuring 24 Olympic-type sports conducted across 7 days.
The Event will be telecast in more than 150 countries and is expected to have 5 lakh spectators and around 20 thousand volunteers. The Indian Contingent (Special Olympics Bharat) will have 289 Athletes (160 male & 129 female), 73 Coaches (40 male & 30 female), and 5 Officials. India athletes will participate in 17 disciplines.
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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 (MTPA). It is one of the world's most geographically-diversified steel producers, with operations and commercial presence across the world. The Group recorded a consolidated turnover of US $20.41 billion (INR 133,016 crore) in FY18. In 2018, Tata Steel acquired Bhushan Steel Ltd (now renamed as Tata Steel BSL Ltd). Currently, Tata Steel's consolidated India crude steel production capacity stands at 18.6 MnTPA.
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Team Jharkhand has so far participated in 8 World Summer Games & 5 Winter Games. Jharkhand athletes have won 19 Gold, 16 Silver & 15 Bronze Medals in previous World Games. 34923 athletes are registered with Special Olympics Bharat (SOB), Jharkhand.
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 has won several awards including the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2016-17, ‘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 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 & 2018) as well as 'Asia's Best Integrated Report' award by the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (2017), among several others.
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