Tata Steel BSL, celebrated World Environment Day at its plant located ta Narendrapur, in Dhenkanal today. Taking forward the theme of this year’s celebration- 'Ecosystem Restoration, for the first time, in view of the COVID pandemic, the company has organised virtual plantation for the dignitaries who joined the celebrations from different locations.
Dr A K Swar, Chief Environment Engineer, Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB), Dr Nihar Ranjan Sahoo, Chief Environment Engineer, OSPCB, Er R N Prusty, Senior Environment Engineer-L1, SPCB, Dr Anup Mallick, Regional Officer, Angul, OSPCB, had joined with Mr Manikanta Naik, Chief Corporate Services, Tata Steel BSL, Mr Saroj Banerjee, Chief, Environment and other company officials in a virtual meeting. Saplings were planted in the plant premises in name of the dignitaries after their consent and was shown live to the guests during the meeting. The dignitaries appreciated this novel method of plantation.
Total 700 saplings were planted by the employees of the company inside the plant premises on the occasion. Similarly with support from our CSR team, 60 saplings were planted in the village Khaliberana near our plant by the villagers. The celebrations would continue throughout the month of June which is observed as Sustainability Month by Tata Steel BSL every year. During this month, sustainability campaign through various programmes like quiz, webinar and plantation will be organised.
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, 2021. 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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