Maharatna Steel Authority of India Limited has received two awards at the CII-ITC Sustainability Awards-2012 ceremony held at Vigyan Bhawan on 14th January, 2013. Hon’ble President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented the awards to Chairman, SAIL Mr. C.S.Verma. SAIL has received a certificate of commendation for strong commitment to sustainable development. Besides SAIL’s Bhilai Steel Plant has won certificate of commendation for significant achievement in its category.
Mr. Verma congratulated the SAIL collective for the honour and said, “SAIL is committed to sustainable development in a way that fulfills one of our core purposes – To make a meaningful difference in people’s lives. Uplifting the socio-economic condition of the masses in the areas in which it operates and indirectly empowering them, has been SAIL’s work ethos since its inception.”
The three pillars of sustainability at SAIL are economic development, Social responsibility and Environmental stewardship leading to value creation for all stakeholders. Apart from the regular initiatives for sustainable development, SAIL has taken certain additional measures in this direction including:
Hon’ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presenting the CII-ITC Sustainability Award to Chairman, SAIL Mr. C.S.Verma (extreme right)