Tata Group and Jamshedpur pay rich tributes to Founder JN Tata

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181st birth anniversary

Jamshedpur, March 3: Tata Steel paid homage to its Founder Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata on his 181st Birth Anniversary. Present on the occasion were N Chandrasekaran, Chairman Tata Sons, TV Narendran, CEO & Managing Director, Koushik Chatterjee, Executive Director and CFO, Vice Presidents of Tata Steel and other dignitaries.

The festivities began at 7:30 AM with March Past by the contingents of different Departments of Tata Steel at the Works Main Gate inside the Tata Steel premises. Homage was paid by all at the Founder’s Statue located near the Gate.

The theme of this year`s Founder`s Day is Future Ready – Connected. Agile. Sustainable. 

The year 2020 is a historic year for us as the Commemorative Postal Stamp on 100 Years of Jamshedpur was also released by M Venkaiah Naidu,  Vice President of India, on February 17, 2020.

Speaking to the media at the venue, N Chandrasekaran said, “It is indeed a pleasure to visit Jamshedpur. This clean and green city is an actualization of the vision of our Founder and is today a role model of sustainable urban development.”

“Tata Steel is on a growth path despite the poor macro-economic conditions in India. We expect steel demand to pick up on the back of increased government spending on infrastructure and revival of the domestic economy. We are already seeing early signs of revival and expect FY 21 to be a better year for the steel industry than FY 20,” he added.

There were 10 floats by various departments and group companies and over 40 contingents for March Past. JUSCO bagged the Best Float award, while Corporate Services was adjudged as the Best Contingent.

Flag-off of Founder`s Day Pageantry at Postal Park

N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Sons flagged off the pageantry tableaus at Postal Park, Bistupur on March 3 and addressed the citizens of Jamshedpur on this occasion.

With the support of the citizens of Jamshedpur and the local administration, a pageantry is organized in front of the Founder’s Statue in Postal Park, Bistupur.

Addressing the citizens of Jamshedpur at Postal Park, Chandrasekaran said, “Jamshedpur as a city embodies the spirit of the Founder’s vision and holds a place of pride in the nation. The inclusive spirit of the city is commendable. Tata Steel will remain committed to the development of the city and I thank the citizens and their families for Founder’s Day celebrations.”

He also met the volunteers of the cleanliness drive in Jamshedpur. The pageantry tableaus that participated were Tata Motors, Social Organisations, and Jamshedpur Armed Force.

The pageantry tableaus were from Tata Motors, Social Organisations, and Jamshedpur Armed Force (JAP). 26 Social Organisations and approximately 1500 participants were part of the pageantry, this year. All the floats participating in the Founder`s Day Pageantry in Postal Park have been kept for public display near the Ganesh Puja Maidan, Kadma on March 3-4.

Quiz on Steel Express Train

“Quiz -on-the-go was hosted on Steel Express train today. The quiz was organised in the AC compartments during the onward journey between Tatanagar and Howrah. The quiz encompassed facets of J N Tata and the city of Jamshedpur. Passengers got an opportunity to participate and win on the spot prizes.

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