Narendrapur, March 4, 2019: Tata Steel BSL, formerly known as Bhushan Steel Limited, celebrated the 180th birth anniversary of its Founder, the doyen of Indian industry – JamsetjiNusserwanji Tata with fervour and gaiety on March 3, 2019 which is celebrated as Founder’s Dayin all Tata Group companies.
The plants of the company, the biggest one at Narendrapur in Dhenkanal district of Odisha and in other locations including Sahibabad in UP, Khopoli, Chakan, Aaurangabad in Maharastra and Hosur in Tamilnadu wore a festive look where employees and their family members gathered in large numbers to pay homage to the visionary industrialist Jamsetji.
The theme of this year’s celebration was ‘Technovation’.
A special exhibition on the life and times of J N Tata and glorious journey of Tata Steel for more than a century was organised across the locations of its operations. Besides a series of sporting events was organised among the employees and their family members in all locations to mark the occasion.
For the first time, a contingent of 31 officers of Tata Steel BSL from across the locations in country led by its Managing Director Mr Rajeev Singhal participated in pageantry to pay homage to the founder in Jamshedpur.
About Tata Steel BSL
Tata Steel BSL Limited (BSL), formerly known as Bhushan Steel Limited( BSL), is India’s fifth largest flat steel producing company with an existing steel production capacity of 5.6 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) as on March 31, 2018. It has India’s largest Cold Rolled Steel Plant and is one of the largest suppliers of automotive grade and high carbon special steel in the country.Tata Steel BSL recorded a gross revenue of US $ 2675.79 Million (INR 17,404 crore) in FY18. The organisation is spread across India with an employee base of over 5,600. On May 18, 2018, the then BSL was acquired by Tata Steel Limited through its wholly-owned subsidiary Bamnipal Steel Limited. Tata Steel BSL was felicitated with several awards including Global Safety Award 2016 by Energy and Environment Foundation for outstanding achievement in implementing Prime Minister of India’s Swachha Bharat Mission, Environment Excellence Award 2016 from Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Kolkata for its exemplary environment performance, Appreciation award for pollution control for 2016 by Odisha State Pollution Control Board, Ispat Suraksha Puraskar 2018 (for the performance year 2016-17) organized by the ‘Joint Committee on Safety, Health & Environment in the Steel Industry’ (JCSSI).