February 12, 2017

Tata Steel's Noamundi iron mine wins Rashtra Vibhushan Award 2016-2017

Jamshedpur: Noamundi iron mine of Tata Steel has been conferred the Rashtra Vibhusan Award 2016-2017 in ‘platinum’ category for outstanding performance in environment protection by the Federation for Accelerated Mass Empowerment (FAME). The award ceremony was organised today in New Delhi.

Sanjit Kumar Adhya, head, operations, Noamundi Iron Mine, Tata Steel, receiving the Rashtra Vibhushan Award from Oscar Fernandes, former Union Cabinet Minister, Government of India, and Member of Parliament

Sanjit Kumar Adhya, head (operations), Noamundi Iron Mine, Tata Steel, received the award for sustainable mining operations from Oscar Fernandes, former Union Cabinet Minister, Government of India, and Member of Parliament.

Expressing gratitude on receiving award, Pankaj Satija, general manager (ore, mines and quarries), Tata Steel, said, “We are pleased to win the award which reflects our commitment towards environment along with the safe and sustainable mining processes in operations. At Tata Steel, we believe in responsible mining, which is core part of our business philosophy and we are strongly committed towards it. The award is the recognition for the relentless hard work of our team, which ensures sustainable mining and optimum utilisation of natural resources in the mining process across locations.”

Every year, FAME organises the award ceremony across sectors with a purpose to inspire and encourage companies and individuals for excellence in their respective fields for demonstrating higher level of commitments.