Jamshedpur, March 1: Tata Steel will celebrate the 175th birth anniversary of its Founder, Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, on March 3, 2014. Like previous years, all divisions of the Company as well as other Tata Group Companies based in Jamshedpur, will pay homage to the Founder on that day. The celebration reinforces our commitment to the vision, ideals, and values of the great visionary who paved way for the development of an industrial India.
Cyrus P Mistry, Chairman, Tata Sons will be present along with his family to pay homage to the founder. I am very excited and geared up for founder’s day celebrations as it will be the first time that I will be in Jamshedpur to witness the event in my 26 years long career with the Tata group, said Sunil Bhaskaran, Dy. VP (Corporate Services) Tata Steel while addressing a press conference at JRD Tata Sports Complex on Saturday, March 1.
Talking about the events, Ashish Mathur, MD Jusco said that Inauguration of Illumination at Jubilee Park will be done by Ishatt Hussain, Member, Board of Directors, Tata Steel, who will switch on the Illumination at the Founder’s Statue in Jubilee Park at 6:30 pm on 2nd March, 2014. It will be open for public viewing from March 2-5, 2014. It will be put up adjacent to Nicco Jubilee Park. The theme of this year’s exhibition is ‘J N Tata’. It will be inaugurated by B Muthuraman, Vice Chairman, Tata Steel, at Jubilee Park at 6:45 p.m. The exhibition will be open to all visitors from March 3-5, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to &:00 p.m.
This year extended Illumination of several roads leading to and around Jubilee Park will be done to create a carnival and Festive look. Mathur added that simultaneous illumination of Nildih Park, near Tube Makers Club, Bhetia Park, Kadma, Children’s Park, Kagalnagar, Golmuri Park, Baridih Picinic-cum-Joggers Park, Jamshedpur Eye Hospital, Sakchi, Beldih Lake, Jayanti Sarovar(inside Jubilee Park) along with Jubilee Park will be done. Several raods that will be lighted up include IC Road- from Power Substation traffic island till Jubilee Park gate near CFE, Office Road – from CFE traffic island till Modi Park traffic island, St. Mile Road – from Modi Park traffic till Baug-e-Jamshed School traffic island, Pipe line Road – from Baug-e-Jamshed School traffic island till Jubilee Park Sakchi gate, Bistupur Central Verge, Kadma Soanri Link Road and Voltas Island, Bistupur.
On Monday, March 3 founder’s day celebration will be held inside the Steel Works were Tata Steel, Associate Companies and others Tata Group companies will pay homage to the Founder at his statue near the Steel Works Main Gate. The Founder’s Day Procession will begin at 07:00 a.m. The event will also homage to J N Tata by all dignitaries present. Founder’s Day Pageantry in Town: With the support of the citizens of Jamshedpur and the Local Administration, a spectacular pageantry will be organized. This will be flagged off by Cyrus P Mistry, Chairman, Tata Sons, in front of the Founder’s Statue near General Post Office, Bistuour, at 09:30 a.m. The pageantry will include tableaus from Associate Companies, Social organizations, Para- Military forces, etc. Approximately 2000 participants will take part in the pageantry.
Founder’s Day Sports: A befitting sporting tribute to the Founder, the Founder’s Day Sports involving around 800 participants from various Tata Group Companies will begin at Gopal Maidan at 01:00 p.m. on March 3, 2014.
Dare Devil show
The special attraction for the day will be ‘Dare Devil’ show which will be organized at 4 pm at Gopal maidan. Team Galley Stallions, comprising 21 people from Punjab regiment, will be seen in action to woo the students with their ‘Dare Devil’ acts.
For people visiting Jubilee Park, following parking areas has been earmarked which includes Loyola School ground in front of Beldih Club, In front of Sacred Heart School and Behind Sir Dorabji Tata Park.
Timings of vehicular movement inside Jubilee Park and at all Drop Gates- The entry of vehicles into Jubilee Park would be restricted and redirected from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on March 2, 2014. Vehicular movements at all Drop Gates will be restricted from 6:00 p.m. to 11 p.m.
From March 3- 5 vehicular movement inside Jubilee Park will be from 10:00 pm to 11:00 pm.One way traffic movement inside Jubilee Park and on I C road and Jubilee Road from 10:00 pm to 11:00 pm on 3rd,4th & 5th March. Entry to Jubilee Park will be from Beldih Triangle Traffic Signal via Jubilee Road to Jubilee Park Gate and Exit from Jamshedpur Cricket Association Traffic Island via Jubilee Park CFE Gate. Inside Jubilee Park traffic movement will be from the right to left using JN Tata status Road to Nicco Jubilee Park to Jayanti Sarovar to Jamshedpur Kennel Club Road to CFE Gate.