Chief CSR Biren Bhuta quits Tata Steel

NEW DELHI: Biren Bhuta, Chief of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of Tata Steel has left the company after a successful spell of 7 years, an official informed India CSR. December 31, 2017 was the last working day at the company.

“Sourabh Roy, who has part of Tata Sustainability Group is heading the department of CSR at Tata Steel.”, official said.

“Biren Bhuta played important role at Tata Steel to plan and execute the Corporate Social Responsibility programs in excellent manner”, official added.

Biren Bhuta headed the Corporate Social Responsibility interventions in the states of Jharkhand, Odisha and Chhattisgarh. His interventions include sustainable livelihood, health, education, environment and ethnicity.

He worked in Chhatisgarh Steel Project, where he gained insights into the tribal way of life in Bastar. He has also spent time in Odisha, working on aIUCN project to mitigate environmental impact on olive ridley turtles.

Biren is an engineer from Bharati Vidyapeeth’s College of Engineering, Pune and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata.

He started his professional career as a corporate banker with Standard Chartered Bank; switched over to television journalism, initially as a reporter and later, as a presenter with NDTV.

India CSR wishes him all the best in his all future endeavors.