Mumbai/Jamshedpur, June 30: “It is a momentous occasion for Tata Steel today, which, despite the challenges of Covid pandemic across the world and the drop in demand, has achieved the results they have announced, especially the highest-ever dividend in the Company’s history, which will make all shareholders who stood with the Company, very grateful and happy,” said Ratan Tata, Chairman Tata Trusts and Chairman Emeritus Tata Sons while addressing the gathering at Tata Steel’s 114th AGM held virtually on Wednesday, June 30.
Ratan Tata further said, “Tata Steel has a special place in my heart. This is where I began my career in Tatas 57 years ago, where I had the opportunity of working on the shop floor for three years, watching the Company grow, seeing and interacting with people like JRD Tata, Russi Mody, and Mr. Nanavati. Today, I stand before you to recognise the achievements of Tata Steel and the new team headed by Chandrasekaran and others who are looking into the future to take the leadership of the Tata Group where it hopes to be in the years ahead”.
“I am very very proud of what this Group has been able to do and I look forward to hearing of the continued success of the Tata Group in the years ahead. Chandra, you ought to be exceedingly proud of what your team has achieved,” Ratan Tata added.