Jamshedpur, July 29: At Tata Steel Kalinganagar, a ‘JRD Tata Football Tournament’ for the community was organized on July 26-27.
On the same dates, the employees were engaged into rounds of table tennis and carrom tournaments. A cross country race for community children was organized on July 27, 2016 which included participation from nearly 800 children on the occasion of 112th birth anniversary of JRD Tata.
Team Noamundi paid homage to JRD Tata at PIT office, Bottom Bin office and Training Institute by Pankaj Kumar Satija, GM (OMQ) along with O P Singh, Assistant Secretary, Noamundi Mazdoor Union; Hari Solanki, Treasurer-Noamundi Mazdoor Union; Uday Barik, Union Representative; S S Rout, Head-Processing and Logistics, among others.
On the occasion, Satija said, “JRD Tata touched the lives of countless people, rich and poor, manager and worker, as he became the embodiment of the principles and philosophy of the House of Tatas.”
Tata Steel Rural Development Society, Noamundi organized Inter-Center Football Tournament to celebrate the occasion. A total of five teams from Noamundi and Katamati had a friendly match and the winning team was given prizes by GM (OMQ).
On this occasion, sapling distribution was also organized at village Jampani and Sialjora schools.
Under ‘Rishta Project’ (campaign for United Pledge against Child Marriage), door-to-door campaign was organized across Sialjora, Govardanpur and Jampundia villages of Katamati area.
Parents, youth and children were sensitized about the disadvantages of the early child marriage and were encouraged to pursue education. More than 900 households were touched upon.
An under-12 and under-14 Football tournament was also organized today at Armoury ground. Earlier, an open school Badminton Tournament was organized from July 25 to 27 at the JRD Tata Sports Complex.