Jamshedpur, Feb 17 : Tata Steel�s prominence on safety at all levels of its operations received national ovation with the Company bagging the prestigious Global Safety Award by Energy and Environment Foundationtoday.
As a mark of recognition of its excellence in best safety records, Tata Steel�s Jharia Division has been selected for 6thAnnual Global Safety Award 2016 in Gold category.
The award was presented to Tata Steel on the occasion of the 6th World PetroCoal Congress in New Delhi by Meenakshi Lekhi , Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) in the presence of Anil Razdan, Former Secretary, Ministry of Power, Government of India and Chairman Energy and Environment Foundation.
On behalf of Tata Steel, Sanjay Kumar Singh, General Manager, Jharia Division,Tata Steel received the award along with Mr. R K Jain, Head Safety & Environment, Tata Steel and Mr. Ankit Agrahari, Manager Environment, Tata Steel. The ceremony was organized in support with The Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas and the Ministry of Coal and Ministry of power.
Sanjay Singh, on receiving the award said that Safety is of great importance and significance in mines and ensuring safety in mining operations will always remain a challenge.
Jharia Division got the award after detailed scrutiny of application by judging panel of organizing committee. This award recognizes the efforts and commitment of Tata Steel towards safety especially in underground mining operations.
Sustainable mining operations at Jharia Division continues to be the single largest factor responsible for Tata Steel’s consistent growth, as it has contributed to expansion and growth projects initiated by the company.