Lucknow Plant wins Rajiv Gandhi National Award for 2009

Tata Group's Affirmative Actions programme is targeted towards promoting inclusive growth by working in four thrust areas of Education, Employment, Entrepreneurship and Employability for the socially disadvantaged communities.

An especially designed Group-wide assessment in line with the Tata Business Excellence Model was conducted for Affirmative Action. Specially trained assessors from across the group companies conducted the external assessment between September and November 2010. The Affirmative Action Assessment was conducted under the able guidance of the Group Affirmative Actions Council, headed by Dr. J J Irani, Director Tata Sons, with Mr. Ravi Kant, Vice Chairman, Tata Motors as its distinguished member.

At the Business Excellence Convention, held on December 04, 2010 at Pattaya, Tata Motors' Affirmative Actions Programme received several accolades:

27 companies of the Tata Group participated in this extensive assessment process of Tata Affirmative Action Programme. The jury comprised of Dr. J J Irani, Mr. Deep Joshi, Mr. Homi Khusrokhan and Prof. S Parasuraman.