Joda :4/9/18:Tata Steel’s Ore Mines & Quarries (OMQ) Division and Ferro Alloys and Manganese Division(FAMD) bagged twenty-four prizes for excellence in Environment Management & Mineral conservation. The awards were presented on the concluding day of 20th Annual Mines Environment and Mineral Conservation (MEMC) Week 2017-18 celebration under the aegis of Indian Bureau of Mines(IBM), Bhubaneswar Region on September 1, 2018 in a function held at Swosti Premium Hotel. On this occasion, Dr Niranjan Kumar Singh, Joint Secretary & Controller General (I/c), IBM, Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India and Mr Deepak Kumar Mohanty, Director of Mines, Govt. of Odisha graced as Chief Guest and Special Guest respectively. A team of senior officials along with union leaders from Tata Steel received the awards from the guests
.OMQ Division comprising Joda East Iron Mine, Katamati Iron Mine and Khondbond Iron & Manganese Mine won 7 prizes, while FAMD Division comprising Joda West Iron and Manganese Mine, Bamebari Iron and Manganese Mine, Tiringpahar Iron and Manganese Mine and Sukinda Chromite Mine bagged 17 prizes. The prizes were won in various categories like Overall Performance, Sustainable Development, Waste Dump Management, Reclamation and Rehabilitation, Environment Monitoring, Mineral Conservation, Mineral Beneficiation, Afforestation, Publicity Propaganda and poster and slogan competitions.Tata Steel at its Raw Materials Division, has taken many steps towards sustainable environment and biodiversity management. As part of its commitment to environment, the Company regularly monitors and reviews its environmental performances.