November 18, 2017

Tata Steel celebrates the second anniversary of dedication of Kalinganagar plant

Kalinganagar: Tata Steel celebrated the second anniversary of dedication of its steel plant at Kalinganagar on November 18, 2017. The plant was dedicated to the state of Odisha on November 18, 2015.To mark the day, several programmes were organised in premises of Tata Steel Kalinganagar located in Jajpur district of Odisha.

As part of celebrations, a function was organised at the plant premises along with an exhibition on the theme of ’Tata Steel Kalinganagar- Taking pride with every stride’. The exhibition sought to depict various milestones and operational excellence attained by operating departments of the plant in last one year.

TV Narendran, chief executive officer and managing director, Tata Steel, and Anand Sen, president, TQM and steel business, Tata Steel, graced the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Narendran said, technology is evolving and there is always scope to leverage it better to enhance performance. Congratulating employees of Tata Steel Kalinganagar, Mr Sen stated that customers feedback have been overwhelmingly positive about the products being rolled out from Kalinganagar. Tata Steel Kalinganagar has positive effect on product mix of Tata Steel, he added.

Tata Steel Kalinganagar has adopted state-of-the-art technologies to ensure higher productivity with minimal impact on environment. It is leveraging the coke dry quenching (CDQ) facility capable of handling 200 metric tonnes per hour at its state-of-the-art Greenfield steel plant. This environment-friendly technology is helping in abating climate change by reduction in CO2 emission and reduction in dust emission while saving a significant amount of water.

Rajiv Kumar, vice president (operation), Tata Steel Kalinganagar; Rajesh Ranjan Jha, vice president (engineering and projects), Tata Steel; and DB Sundara Ramam, principal executive officer (PEO) and officers of Tata Steel Kalinganagar were present on the occasion.