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Naval Tata 3rd Jharkhand State Hockey Championship 2020 kicks off

Jamshedpur, March 05, 2020

Naval Tata 3rd Jharkhand State Hockey Championship 2020 was inaugurated by Mr Chanakya Chaudhary, Vice President Corporate Services Tata Steel and Mr Bholanath Singh, President, Hockey Jharkhand at ISWP Sports Complex today.

Sub-Junior and Junior teams of Jharkhand are participating in the event. The tournament was declared open with unveiling of trophies and release of balloons by the guests.

This tournament will be a state level tournament for Hockey Jharkhand. It will be a league cum knock out match tournament concluding with finals on March 8.

Teams from Gumla, Khunti, Hazaribag, Ranchi and NTHA are participating among total 16 teams in this championship. The tournament will be for boys of Sub Juniors of age under 17 born on or after 1/1/2003 and Juniors of age under 19 born on or after 1/1/2001. 

As a part of vision of Hockey Ace Foundation to promote Hockey, this is first time that a state level tournament is being organised in Astro Turf facility at Jamshedpur. The championship is being organised by the Naval Tata Hockey Academy under the auspices of Hockey Jharkhand.

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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Kulvin Suri

Chief, Corporate Communications-India & SEA

Tata Steel