Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, Jan. 25: Tata Steel Centre for Excellence (CFE) organised Jamshedpur Heritage Tour for 40 students and 4 teachers from Gulmohur High School, Vidya Bharati Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Shiksha Niketan and Hill Top School on Friday, January 25.
The tour started from Tata Motors where Vishal Badshah, Head Jamshedpur Plant flagged off the Heritage Tour. Speaking on the occasion Vishal Badshah said “It gives me immense pleasure to be a part of the Heritage Tour 2020. The City has so much to offer in terms of cultural heritage and ethnicity that we often miss in our day to day life. Heritage tour is an initiative to know the unknown facts about your own city. I would like to congratulate the team from CFE and Tata Motors for the successful event and I wish to see many more in the future.
The tour covered historical locations like Keenan Stadium, Armoury Ground, P N Bose Memorial, St. Georges Church, St. Josephs Cathedral, Golmuri Clock Tower, Tinplate Company of India Ltd. (TCIL), ISWP and ended at the Centre for Excellence.
The guest speakers at the other locations were Ronald D Costa, a hotelier and social worker and Uday Prakash Singh, Public Relations Officer TCIL, P Anita, Sr Manager Admin & CSR, ISWP and team CFE who took the participants through the historical significance of locations and shared some interesting anecdotes.
Tata Motors also provided their bus for the tour. Centre for Excellence has been organising Heritage Walk since 2016 to make the present generation aware of the rich heritage of the city. At the end of the tour, a visit to Centre for Excellence was also conducted for the students.