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Tata Steel BSL has observed Utkal Dibasa : The foundation day of Odisha

Narendrapur, April 1, 202: Tata Steel BSL has observed UtkalDibasa or Odisha Dibasa, the foundation day of Odisha, with enthusiasm and gaiety. The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of the steel major had organised a debate competition on the importance of the day among 7 High School students around its plant located at Narendrapur in Dhenkanal district.

The winners were felicitated at a function organised at the CSR office of the company by Mr. Pankaj Pradhan, Sarpanch, Kusupanga, and Mr. Nirod Kumar Tripathy, a Governor awardee former teacher of the locality, and Mr. Dibyahas Ray, Head, CSR, Tata Steel BSL. Around 30 students from High Schools of Khaliberana, Sibapur, Kururnti, Mangalpur, Kusupanga, PP Kote, etc had participated in the competition.


The guests addressed the students about the importance of Odisha Dibas, sacrifices made by the leaders for its formation and how the students should preserve and promote the language and culture of the state, etc.

Along with the participants, guests and employees of the company were present on the occasion.

About Tata Steel BSL 

 Tata Steel BSL Limited, formerly known as Bhushan Steel Limited (BSL), is India’s fifth-largest flat steel producing company with an existing steel production capacity of 5.2 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) as on March 31, 2020. Tata Steel BSL has recorded a gross revenue of USD Million 2,414.13 (INR 18,199.14 Crores) in FY 20. The organisation is spread across India with an employee base of over 5,700.

On May 18, 2018, it was acquired by Tata Steel Limited through its wholly-owned subsidiary Bamnipal Steel Limited.  Tata Steel BSL has been felicitated with several awards including Apex India Green Leaf Awards 2019 in Metal and Mining sector by the Apex India Foundation in the category of Environmental Excellence, Energy Efficiency and Water Stewardship; Energy and Environment Foundation Global Sustainability Award 2020” in Platinum Category; best practices in Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) by CII, Odisha State Council  2020, Odisha State  Energy Conservation Award (Energy conservation initiatives and carbon abatement projects) under CPP, 9th Icon SWM Excellence Award 2019 for industries  (Overall environment excellence award –Category waste management); National Energy Management Award 2019 by CII for its  Khopoli unit as Energy Efficient Unit.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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