Tata Steel Kalinganagar bags the National Energy Conservation Award 2019
Tata Steel’s Kalinganagar Plant has bagged the National Energy Conservation Award (NECA) 2019 for its energy conservation measures, becoming the first integrated steel plant in the country to bag this prestigious award within three years of commencement of its operations. The Company has been awarded the second prize in the category of Integrated Steel Plant.
Shri R. K. Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister of State (I/C) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Govt. of India, and Hon’ble Minister for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Govt. of India, gave away the award at a function organised by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Government of India, held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on December 14, 2019. A total of fourteen steel plants participated in this category. Tata Steel Kalinganagar achieved a saving of about 214 million units of electrical energy in the last three financial years.
Shri Sankar Biswas, Chief, Utility and Power Systems, Tata Steel Kalinganagar and Shri Mangal Deo Pandit, Head, Fuel Management, Tata Steel Kalinganagar, received the award on behalf of the Company.
Tata Steel Kalinganagar is a state-of-the-art steel plant located in Jajpur district of Odisha. It has attained the first phase capacity of 3 million tonne per annum and the work on the second phase of expansion to raise the production capacity to 8 million tonnes per annum is underway.
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.
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