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Over 6000 participants run for biodiversity in the second edition of Tata Steel Noamundi Run-a-thon 2018


Noamundi, October 28, 2018 : Tata Steel today organised the second edition of Noamundi run-a-thon at Sports Complex, Noamundi. This year, the

run-a-thon drew its theme from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) initiative of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


The run-a-thon on the theme "Run for Biodiversity" witnessed 6209 registrations. Runners from Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh and Bihar participated in the event. The Run-a-thon was held in 10 KM and 7 KM categories for men and women, 5 KM run for boys and girls under the age of 16 years from schools and colleges and 2 KM run for persons with disability (PWD). The event was inaugurated jointly by Mr Chanakya Chaudhary, Vice President (Raw Materials), Tata Steel, Mr Arun Misra, Chairman, Tata Steel Special Economic Zone & Vice President, Gopalpur Project, Tata Steel, Mr Manish Mishra, General Manager (Ore Mines & Quarries Division), Tata Steel, Mr Kulvin Suri, Chief, Corporate Communications, India & SEA, Tata Steel and Ms Poonam Chaudhary. To read more visit https://bit.ly/2qgElHk


 10KMs, 7KMs, 5 KMs and 2KMs Run


Top 5 finishers of all races will receive cash awards.


Results of 2018 are online. 

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Tata Steel Group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 27 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) as on March 31, 2018. It is the one of world's most geographically-diversified steel producers, with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries. The Group recorded a consolidated turnover of US $20.41 billion (INR 133,016 crore) in FY18. Tata Steel Group is spread across five continents with an employee base of nearly 74,000.

Tata Steel retained Industry Leader position in FY18 and ranked second overall in the DJSI assessment, 2017. The Company has been recognised as the Climate Disclosure Leader in ‘Steel category’ by CDP (2017). Besides being a member of the World Steel Climate Action Programme, Tata Steel was felicitated with several awards including the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2014-15 and 2015-16, Best Risk Management by CNBC TV18 (2018) and ‘Corporate Strategy Award’ by Mint (2018). The Company also received the ‘Most Ethical Company’ award from Ethisphere Institute for the sixth time (2018), Steel Sustainability Champions (2017) by the World Steel Association, Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards (2017 & 2018), Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award by Institute of Directors (2017) as well as 'Asia's Best Integrated Report' award by the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (2017), among several others.

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