Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has won the prestigious Gold Trophy of the prestigious 'SCOPE Award for Excellence and Outstanding Contributions to the Public Sector Management' for the year 2006-07 . Instituted by the Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE), the apex body of public sector organisations, the award aims to reward, recognise and encourage the contribution of public enterprises as well as of outstanding individuals for their vision and leadership qualities in creating national wealth. Bestowed every year after evaluation of established performance criteria by a jury comprising eminent persons and assisted by the International Management Institute, the five-member jury for the awards was headed by Justice P.N. Bhagwati.
SAIL had earlier bagged the SCOPE Gold trophy for excellence and outstanding contribution to Public Sector Management for the year 2004-05 and special SCOPE Award in the Turnaround category for achieving a spectacular turnaround in 2003-04.
The SCOPE award for SAIL is in continuance of a number of awards including India's Employer of Choice–2007 in the PSU category award instituted by CNBC-TV18 et al very recently , the prestigious Business World-FICCI-SEDF Corporate Social Responsibility Award – 2006, B.M.L. Munjal Award for Excellence in Learning and Development in Public Sector category for the year 2006, etc which bear testimony to the organisation's ever increasing efforts towards improving efficiencies.