With a turnover close to Rs. 2600 crores, Tata Chemicals Limited is India's leading manufacturer and marketer of inorganic chemicals and fertilisers. Tata Chemicals is also a pioneer and market leader in the branded, iodised salt segment. Being sensitive to the needs and concerns of its key stakeholders viz, employees, the community around, customers and suppliers is the culture of Tata Chemicals. The process of engagement with each of them is proactive and systematic.
The Company's Vision, Mission and Values, as well as, business plans and activities are in complete alignment with the TATA Group objectives of Improving the Quality of Life, and Leadership with Trust. This is continually verified and reinforced through the Tata Business Excellence Model and the Tata Code of Conduct assessments and assurance surveys. The Company's systems are conforming and certified according to ISO 9001, 14001 and OSHAS 18000 Standards.
British Safety Council audits both the Chemicals and Fertilizer plants for Health Safety and Environment systems as per the five star rating criteria guidelines. The plants at Mithapur and Babrala have been awarded "Five Star" rating. Continually, Improvement Opportunities are identified through regular and periodic Internal /Third Party assessments, audits, self performance evaluation cycle, monthly management performance reviews of KPIs and Balanced Scorecard Measures against the set targets and benchmarks.
The company has a well established Communication Policy, calendar and agenda also for providing feedback on the status of implementation and action planning. The Company's strategy planning process, design and engineering, purchasing, construction, contract management systems and processes / procedures are ISO 9001 and 14001 certified. Project Management department processes take care of Safety, Health and Environment related issues and concerns at the planning and design stage.
The setting up of an 8.64 Lacs TPA gas based Urea manufacturing Plant at Babrala in 1994, 2500 TPD Clinker Manufacturing facilities, Cement Plant (1993), Membrane Cell based 100 TPD capacity Caustic Soda plant (19,95), 200 TPH & 19 MWH, steam and power generating Facility (1995) have established themselves as benchmarks for others to follow in terms of Technology and Environment performance.
The Environment and Safety Management Systems of the Company monitor the current operating performance and ensure compliance all through. The Company's Safety Management system ensures employees HSE performance at workplace, with emphasis on behavioral safety aspects, process safety, risk assessments, safety work permits, safety training and education for Company's employees, as well as, contract employees.
It also ensures emergency preparedness, effectiveness of On-site and Off-site emergency plans, Mutual Aid scheme, communication, education and training to the community around the site about the hazards and action plans. The Company's Medical and Health department ensures regular checkups, preliminary and emergency medical help not only to the employees but also to entire community in Okhamandal.
The Tata Chemicals' Company's Community Development department as well as Tata Chemicals Society for Rural Development (TCSRD) ensures engagement with all the people around the plant sites and identifies their needs and addresses them with the help of Company, district administration as case may be. TCSRD has well established its credibility and efficiency such that various Government dept. prefer TCSRD as PIA (Project Implementing Agency) for implementing Government projects.
Both the plants of the Company have been recognized with many national and state level awards for their outstanding performance in the areas of Safety, Health and, Environment and the development and welfare of its employees, as well as, the community.