Jamshedpur, March 3: The annual Founder’s Day Sports was organised by the Sports department on the occasion of 182nd Birth Anniversary of our Founder, Jamsetji Nusseerwanji Tata at JRD Tata Sports Complex on Wednesday, March 5.
Customarily, the Founder’s Day Sports is a two day event but amid COVID-19 pandemic, the event was held for one day. All COVID-19 guidelines and protocols were followed to conduct the event seamlessly.
A total of eleven contactless sporting events – run and long jump, were organised in which forty four participants took part.
The General Office team bagged the first position in the ID Overall Championship category. The Flat Products team stood second. The Overall Participation Trophy was jointly won by the General Office, Shared Services and Flat Products departments.
Dharmendra Tiwary (Dhronacharya Awardee) was conferred as the Sports Person of the Year.
TV Narendran, CEO & MD, Tata Steel graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Other senior officials of Tata Steel & group companies and other dignitaries who attended the event were Chanakya Chaudhary, VPCS, Tata Steel; Sanjeev Paul, VPSHS, Tata Steel; Dr. Sudhir Rai, GM, Tata Main Hopsital; Sudhansu Pathak, VP Steel Manufacturing; Tarun Daga, MD, TSUISL and Ruchi Narendran.