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Tata Steel observes World Environment Day in Odisha plants

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Kalinganagar: Tata Steel observed World Environment Day at different operational locations including its Kalinganagar facility, Sukinda Chromite Mine and Ferro Alloys Plant, Bamnipal.

Activities like sapling plantation, besides generating awareness on environmental sustainability through various programmes marked the observance of the World Environment Day at Tata Steel Kalinganagar.

The programme was attended by Chaitanya Bhanu, General Manager (Operations), Tata Steel Kalinganagar, as the Chief Guest, at the Auditorium of the Capability Development Training Centre. The event was observed keeping in tandem with the global theme for this year’s World Environment Day, “Connecting People to Nature”. As a prelude to the main event, essay and drawing competitions among the school children of Tata Parivar Colonies, quiz competition among the Officers and non-officer employees of Tata Steel Kalinganagar were organized. Plantation of saplings was also undertaken in the Training Centre premises.

Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Bhanu urged everyone to focus on working on models where we can prosper without harming the environment. The winners of various competitions organised prior to the event were awarded on the occasion.

World Environment Day was also observed in Sukinda Chromite Mine (SCM) and Ferro Alloys Plant, Bamnipal.

In SCM, a plantation drive was undertaken in the children’s park located in the SCM campus.  H Behera, Head, MPP, SCM, Mr Goutam Chakrobarty, Head, Administration, Ferro Alloys and Minerals Division, S Jha, from Corporate Vigilance, Tata Steel Kalinganagar and other officers and employees of SCM planted saplings in the park.

Similarly, on the occasion of World Environment Day, various fruit bearing saplings were planted by the officers and employees of Ferro Alloys Plant, Bamnipal led by Umesh Ratha, Head, FAP, Bamnipal in the residential colony of the plant.