June 05, 2017

Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board awards Tata Steel on World Environment Day 2017

Jamshedpur: Tata Steel has won two awards on World Environment Day for commendable work in the areas of environment protection, improvement and awareness. Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) gave these awards to the company in the presence of Raghubar Das, Chief Minister of Jharkhand, India.

Tata Steel bags award for commendable work in areas of environment protection, improvement and awareness

The company won the first award in the Large Industry category for environment management and creating environment awareness in the society. Tata Steel West Bokaro colliery bagged its second award in the Mining category. The company has received awards in various categories from JSPCB for the fourth consecutive year.

The awards were presented during a function held on the occasion of World Environment Day 2017, with the theme Connecting People with Nature. JSPCB and Department of Forest, Environment & Climate Change were the event organisers. Raghubar Das, Chief Minister of Jharkhand, India, was the chief guest for the function.

Raghubar Das presented the award to B K Das, vice president, iron making, Tata Steel, for winning the first prize. The award for the West Bokaro colliery was received by Anoop Srivastava, senior manager, environment management, Tata Steel.

Mr Das said, “It is a privilege to be recognised for our contribution toward environment protection. Such awards only inspire us to work with renewed vigour in this important field”.