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Wildlife Week Celebrations 2019 commences at Tata Zoo

Jamshedpur, October 01, 2019

-Winners of Best Eco Club Teacher Contest, Essay Competitions and Quiz Competition awarded-

The Wildlife Week Celebrations 2019 commenced today at the Tata Steel Zoological Park with the formal inauguration by Dr. Abhishek Kumar, I.F.S, Divisional Forest Officer, Jamshedpur, who was the Chief Guest, in the presence of Shri Chandramouli Prasad Sinha, Deputy Conservator of Forest & Field Director, the Guest of Honor. The Wildlife Week Celebrations 2019 will be celebrated from September 30-October 4, 2019.

The Chief Guest, Dr. Abhishek Kumar, I.F.S., presented the Best Eco Club Teacher Award 2018-2019 to the Winner Mrs. Sangita Sarkar from NML-Kerala Public School, Jamshedpur. The Runners-Up award went to Mrs. Rajalakshmi Sahu from Belpahar English Medium School, Jharsuguda and the Special Recommendation award went to Mrs. Sheela Sudhakaran, Kerala Samajam Model School, Jamshedpur.

The results for the Inter-School Essay Competition in Hindi and English were also declared and the winners awarded.  The topic of the essay competitions was “Conservation is crucial to protecting Nature and Biodiversity, how?”  A total of 68 participants from 15 schools participated. The winners were:

Hindi (Total 32 Participants – from13 Schools)


Prizes

Name of Participants

Name of School

Class

Ist

Awantika Gautam

Kerala Public School, Kadma

X

IInd

Khushboo Sawaiyan

Gyandeep High School,Telco

X

IIIrd

Puja Kumari

Little Flower School,Telco

IX c

Consolation Prize

Manju Tiu

EMRS Torsindri

XII

Judge for Hindi Essay Competition - Mrs. Mukul Khandelwal

English (Total 36 Participants – from14 Schools)


Prizes

Name of Participants

Name of School

Class

Ist

Rishi Rajpal

DBMS English School

IX

IInd

Akshaya Govind Ranjan

Vidya Bharati Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Telco

XII

IIIrd

Shounak Goswami

Little Flower School, Telco

X

Consolation Prize

Harshit Raj

Kerala Public School, Kadma

IX

Consolation Prize

Akshaya Chaurasia

Kerala Public School, Burmamines

 

Judge for English Essay Competition - Mr. Kishore Oza

Tata Steel Zoological Park also organized a Quiz competition on September 30, 2019  on the theme of “Wildlife, Biodiversity and Nature Conservation” at the Michael John Auditorium in which a total of 77 teams comprising 154 students from 20 schools in and around Jamshedpur participated. The Winners of Inter-School Quiz Competition are as follows–

Prizes

Name of Participants

Name of School

Winner

TEAM- A  BEAR

Soham Mishra
Sayantan Bag

Tagore Academy

1st Runner Up

TEAM- B  LION

Vaibhav Kumar
Harshil Agarwal

Kerala Samajam Model School

2nd Runner Up

TEAM- D  LEOPARD

Vinyas Renjal
Pratik Rajshree

Vidya Bharati Chinmaya Vidyalaya

Consolation Prize

TEAM- C  JAGUAR

Aman Kumar Yadav
Shubham Raj

Valley View School

Consolation Prize

TEAM- F  ELEPHANT

Chandrakant
Faizan

Kerala Samajam Model School

Consolation Prize

TEAM- E  TIGER

Hidesh Kumar Jha
Ritesh Kumar Pathak

Valley View School

About Tata Steel Zoological Park:
The Tata Steel Zoological Park inaugurated in 1994, is a Medium Category Zoo recognized by the Central Zoo Authority. Spread over 43 hectares in the verdant surroundings of Jubilee Park, the Zoo houses 428 animals of which there are 20 species of mammals, 27 species of birds and 4 species of reptiles. The Zoo has set a mile stone as it was the first zoo in India to possess pure breed African Lions and Mandrills. It is the only Zoo in the region to have a Butterfly Park. The Zoo continues to explore opportunities to increase the number of species to benefit the citizens of Jamshedpur.

Tata Zoo organizes various education activities throughout the year in order to meet the Target -1 of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity Conservation 2011-2020 of the Convention on Biological Diversity. The Zoo constantly strives to make more and more people aware of the value of biodiversity and the steps the youth can take to make it sustainable. The Zoo organizes educational and awareness activities and more than 27000 students have been made aware of biodiversity and wildlife conservation through awareness programs last year.

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 (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).

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 ‘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.

In 2018, the Company launched a corporate brand campaign #WeAlsoMakeTomorrow. (www.wealsomaketomorrow.com).

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