Acknowledgment for Tata Steel’s outstanding contribution to sustainable mining
The award was received by DB Sundara Ramam, general manager, ores, mines and quarries, Tata Steel, from the Union Minister of Mines, BK Handique, at a function held in New Delhi. The prestigious award has reaffirmed faith in the company as an environmentally responsible and socially conscious enterprise.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Ramam said, ”Tata Steel has pioneered sustainable mining. It strongly believes that conservation of ore, both at the mines and at steel works, creates value for tomorrow. At Noamundi iron ore mine, we ensure that physiological, chemical and biological parameters of air, water, soil and plant material conform to the environmental quality standards for safe, harmless and productive mining.“
While Mr Handique congratulated Tata Steel on this feat, NP Neotia, advisor to FIMI, informed the august gathering on Tata Steel’s sustainable mining practices for which the company received the award today. Additionally, Mr Ramam was also honoured with a citation for his personal contribution to social and environment management.