Tata Steel today was conferred the CSR Excellence Award 2010 by the Assocham (Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) National CSR Committee and CSR Organising Committee. The award was given at the second International Meet on Corporate Social Responsibility hosted at New Delhi.
The event was graced by Arun Maira, member, Planning Commission, Corporate Affairs; A Bandhopadhyay, secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India; Dilip Modi, senior vice president, Assocham and DS Rawat, secretary general, Assocham. The theme of this summit was ‘Innovation... Resurrection... Sustenance.’
Assocham, in association with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, commissioned a compendium titled — Corporate Social Responsibility 2010 — whereby it showcased best practices in CSR. Among others, Tata Steel’s case study was also presented herein.
In its case study, Tata Steel briefly highlighted its areas of intervention including its inspiration; its partners (Tata Steel Rural Development Society, Tribal Culture Society, Tata Steel Family Initiatives Foundation and Urban Services); the different ways of monitoring progress and their impact on society; income generation through agriculture and numerous vocational training; education; and health and sanitation.
The award was presented by Arun Maira and A Bandopadhyay, and was received by Ajay Sahay and Sanjay Singh of Tata Steel.