Jamshedpur, March 2: The 182nd birth anniversary of Tata group founder Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata started with inauguration of illumination of Jubilee Park.
The lighting was inaugurated by Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata in presence of N Chandrasekaran, chairman, Tata Sons on Tuesday, March 2.
TV Narendran, MD and CEO, Tata Steel, Chanakya Choudhary, Vice President, Corporate Services, Tata Steel, Tarun Daga, MD, Tata Steel Utilities and Infrastructure Services Limited were also present.
The founder’s statue and Mughul Garden in Jubilee Park have been illuminated. However, in view of Pandemic, there is limited lighting of the Park to avoid public gathering.
The park will not be opened for public this time. The lightings will be done from March 2 to March 4.
After the inauguration at Jubilee Park, Ratan Tata and N Chandrasekaran also visited the newly renovated Sir Dorabji Tata Park near Keenan Stadium and took guided tour of the park,
they were mesmerized at the sight of the diamond structure and made no secret of their appreciation.
Also present were Tata Workers Union President Sanjeev Choudhary, general secretary Satish Singh, deputy president Sailesh Singh, former President R Ravi Prasad, Raghunath Pandey, Union leader Rakeshwar Pandey along with IL-1 rank officers of Tata Steel and other prominent persons were present.
The celebrations commemorate the vision of Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata after whom the steel city took its name nearly a century ago. The theme this year is ‘Agile today for a Sustainable Tomorrow’.
This year, the celebrations are subdued in view of COVID-19. There will be few programmes oganised with limited physical participation to mark the occasion.
Over a dozen heritage buildings and over 30 roundabouts across Jamshedpur are being illuminated from March 2 to March 5, 2021.