Tata Steel to organise first ever Run for Biodiversity at Noamundi

Run for Biodiversity is an unique way to create on mass awareness on local environmental diversity.

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Poster released by Tata Steel on Run on Biodiversity. Source: Tata Steel

NOAMUNDI (Jharkhand): Tata Steel will organise first-ever Noamundi Run-a-thon themed Run for Biodiversity on October 8, 2017 where it has captive iron ore mines. The run will kick-start from Noamundi Sports Complex with the first race in the morning. This event is open to all.

“Restoring biodiversity in and around the Noamundi mining area is a significant step towards sustainable mining.”, Tata Steel said.

Pankaj Satija, General Manager (Ore Mines & Quarries) Tata Steel informed India CSR Network, “Sports is a way of life at Tata Steel. We have been organising several initiatives as part of our commitment to conserve, enhance and restore biodiversity in our areas of operation. Through this Run we will not only reiterate our commitment to biodiversity but also promote health and fitness.”

There will be different events for various categories of runners.

Apart from the 10 KM run for elite runners (open to all), there will be a 7 KM run for Men and Women, a 5 KM run for Boys and Girls from Schools and Colleges and a 2 KM run for Persons with Disability.

According to the Indian Bureau of Mines, Ministry of Mines, Government of India, Tata Steel Limited holds the Noamundi lease over an area of 1160.06 ha in West Singhbhum District of Jharkhand and is being worked for winning of iron ore having a capacity to produce 10.00 million tonnes per annum of Iron ore.

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