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Tata Chemicals Limited bags 12 ABCI national awards

Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL) bagged 12 awards at the recently held 45th ABCI (Association of Business Communicators of India) annual awards ceremony at the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai.

TCL's corporate communications team won 5 golds, 6 silvers and 1 bronze in categories ranging from newsletters, posters, digital communications, intranet / internet, CSR and environmental communication campaigns to raise their tally to 12 awards by the end of the evening. The TCL team was in full strength to receive the awards at the glittering ceremony, which was attended by stalwarts from the field of business sommunications.

Said Mr Homi Khusrokhan, ED, TCL, "In today's business environment, good communication has become more critical than ever. Our thrust has been on transparent internal and external communications that employ unique and innovative ways of disseminating clear and factual information to all employees and other stakeholders. The ABCI awards have reinforced our commitment towards the way we communicate and vindicates our philosophy of bringing excellence into all that we do."

The Association of Business Communicators of India is the apex body of professionals in business communications. Founded in 1956, the Association was originally called the Indian Association of Industrial Editors. The ABCI Annual Awards are designed to promote excellence in all areas of written and visual business communications (design, presentation and print quality). The purpose of the awards is to recognise the best in corporate communications. ABCI conducts seminars, refresher courses, study workshops, presentations, lectures, etc. and is a forum for communicators to meet and exchange / share ideas and best practices. ABCI is the only association in India promoting excellence in business communications.

Considered as the Oscars of business communications in India, the entries are received from a large number of organisations across the country. ABCI received more than 450 entries in 2005 which included companies like Blue Star Limited, Indian Oil Corporation, Thomas Cook, Goodlass Nerolac, Crisil Ltd, Reserve Bank of India, SBI, National Dairy Development Board, Tata Motors, Colgate-Palmolive, IDBI, Larsen & Toubro, NABARD, Western Railway, Wockhardt, Kotak Mahindra, among others.