Founder’s Day: Tata Steel pays homage to JN Tata on his 184th birth anniversary
Jamshedpur, March 03, 2023
~ The theme of this year’s Founder’s Day is “Greennovation-Make Tomorrow Green” ~
Tata Steel today paid homage to its Founder Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, also regarded as the legendary ‘Father of Indian Industry’ on his 184th Birth Anniversary. Celebrated as the Founder’s Day, the flagship event happens every year at Jamshedpur on March 3 to pay tributes to the founder’s vision of an industrial future with community welfare at its core.
The theme of this year’s celebrations is “Geennovation – Make Tomorrow Green”.
The event in Jamshedpur today was graced by Noel N Tata, Vice Chairman, Tata Steel and T V Narendran, CEO & MD, Tata Steel. Other senior company officials, as well as Union members, were also present during the occasion. The event started with paying homage to the Founder at the Works Main Gate by Vice Chairman, senior officials, Union members, Group company officials and citizens of Jamshedpur.
In his address to the citizens of Jamshedpur at Bistupur Postal Park, Noel N Tata said: “Today we celebrate the pioneering spirit of our Founder, who spearheaded the founding of this inspiring city, as well as successive generations of leaders, each of whom played a key role in nation-building – not only in industrialisation but also in community support.”
Noel N Tata also visited Tata Workers’ Union office, besides Steelennium Hall where exhibition on this year’s theme ‘Geennovation’ was organised. The Vice Chairman also visited iROC (Integrated Remote Operations Centre) and technical exhibition at SNTI – Tech-Ex 2023. The Vice Chairman also met senior office bearers of Tata Workers’ Union today.
On March 2, 2023, various projects were inaugurated by Noel N Tata in the presence of T V Narendran. These projects included Jamshedpur Nature Trail, COVID Warrior Park, Agni structure among others. He also inaugurated the illumination at the Founder’s Statue in Jubilee Park.
The Founder’s Day celebrations were also organised at other locations and offices of Tata Steel across the country including Kalinganagar, Meramandali and Raw Materials locations in Jharkhand and Odisha.
Tata Steel Sports Division organised various sporting activities on March 2 and 3 at JRD Tata Sports Complex in Jamshedpur.
About Tata Steel
Tata Steel group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 34 million tonnes per annum. It is one of the world’s most geographically diversified steel producers, with operations and commercial presence across the world. The group recorded a consolidated turnover of US $ 32.83 billion in the financial year ending March 31, 2022.
A Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM organisation, Tata Steel Limited, together with its subsidiaries, associates, and joint ventures, is spread across five continents with an employee base of over 65,000. Tata Steel has been a part of the DJSI Emerging Markets Index since 2012 and has been consistently ranked amongst top 10 steel companies in the DJSI Corporate Sustainability Assessment since 2016. Besides being a member of ResponsibleSteelTM, worldsteel’s Climate Action Programme and World Economic Forum’s Global Parity Alliance, Tata Steel has won several awards and recognitions including the World Economic Forum’s Global Lighthouse recognition for its Jamshedpur, Kalinganagar and IJmuiden Plants, and Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2016-17. The Company, ranked as India’s most valuable Metals & Mining brand by Brand Finance, featured amongst CII Top 25 innovative Indian Companies in 2021 and top 10 sustainable organisations of India Hurun Research Institute in the 2021 Capri Global Capital Hurun India Impact 50, received Steel Sustainability Champion recognition from worldsteel for five years in a row, ‘Most Ethical Company’ award 2021 from Ethisphere Institute, RIMS India ERM Award of Distinction 2021, Masters of Risk – Metals & Mining Sector recognition at The India Risk Management Awards for the sixth consecutive year, and Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting FY20 from ICAI, among several others.
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