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Tata Steel organizes Sports Mela for women at JRD Tata Sports Complex

Jamshedpur, February 12, 2020

 Tata Steel Diversity & Inclusion (D & I) council organised fifth edition of Sports Mela today for all women employees of Tata Steel and other Tata group companies and its subsidiaries here at the JRD Tata Sports Complex Archery Ground.

Over 600 participants from 10 group companies and Tata Steel participated in the afternoon event which is in run up to the Women’s Day celebrations on March 8 this year.

D & I believes that the first step in women empowerment is taking control of woman’s’ own health, respecting themselves and understanding and celebrating the value women bring to family and society.

Mr Chanakya Chaudhary, Vice President (Corporate Services), Tata Steel inaugurated the event while Ms Ruchi Narendran was the Chief Guest at the Awards Ceremony.

Various sporting and fun events were organised during the Sports Mela. It included Tug of War, Skipping Race, Three-leg Race, Back Running, One-leg race, ball balance race, marble spoon race, Volleyball throw and various other fun events. The events were for various age categories while a few of them were open for all. 

This annual event has now become hallmark event of Jamshedpur’s Diversity and Inclusion Council and brings together women colleagues from Tata Steel and Jamshedpur based Group companies to network together and also improve their health index.

Participating Companies included Tinplate, JCAPCPL, JAMIPOL, Tata Cummins, Tata Steel Utilities & Infrastructure Services Limited, Tata Motors, ISWP, Tata Pigment among other. SNTI had the maximum (118) number of participants.

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.

Last year, the Company launched a corporate brand campaign #WeAlsoMakeTomorrow..

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Kulvin Suri

Chief, Corporate Communications-India & SEA

Tata Steel