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Tata Steel Sports Department inaugurates Summer Camp at JRD Tata Sports Complex

Jamshedpur, May 13, 2019

Summer Camp 2019 was inaugurated today by the Chief Guest, Ms. Ruchi Narendran at the JRD Tata Sports Complex.  Mr. Ravi Radhakrishnan, Chief, Aviation & Sports, Tata Steel and Mr. Navkant Jha, Union Committee Member, were Special Guests on the occasion. All the officials of Tata Steel Sports Department along with more than 100 coaches of different sporting disciplines were also present at the function. 

Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Ruchi Narendran applauded the role of the Sports Department in organizing the Sports Camp. “The facility at JRD Tata Sports Complex provides unparalleled opportunity for the kids and youth to take part in some or other sporting event during the Summer Camp. I congratulate the participants and wish for a successful and safe Summer Camp,” she said.

The Camp is scheduled during the period May 13-31, 2019. The objective of the Camp is to inculcate a healthy lifestyle amongst the participants.

The atmosphere at the venue today was full of jubilation with the presence of the youngsters. To start with, they were given sessions on laughter therapy and light yoga. The renowned magician Mr Sudhir Majumdar also regaled the participants with his magic which was enjoyed by all. Thereafter, coaches of various disciplines took the trainees to different centres where they will be imparted training.

As many as 3,535 kids and youth have been enrolled in various sporting disciplines. These include Archery, Badminton, Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Boxing, Tennis, Table Tennis, Swimming, Karate, Kabbadi, Zumba, Yoga, Roller Skates, Athletics, Handball, Gold and Chess. Majority of the training at the Summer Camp would imparted at the JRD Tata Sports Complex. Football training would be given at Armoury Ground, while Cricket inputs would be provided at the Keenan Stadium. Golf training would be imparted at the Beldih Golf Course. Yoga and Zumba will be for all age groups.

One of the unique initiatives taken this year has been to provide the participating kids with caps and backpacks to make it easier for them to carry the required equipment to the Camp.

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 (MTPA). 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-CertifiedTM 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 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 eight time (2019), Steel Sustainability Champion (2018) by the World Steel Association, Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards (2018), 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.

In 2018, the Company launched a corporate brand campaign #WeAlsoMakeTomorrow

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