Mumbai Refinery team was adjudged the "BEST SUGGESTION" for "Reduction in Bitumen Lorry Turn around time in Mumbai Refinery" . and awarded the Ist Prize in the 19th Annual Convention organized by INSSAN at Jamshedpur, Jharkhand on 10th & 11th April 2009.
It was a joint effort of Refinery Product Dispatches / Operations Departments and the second consecutive year Mumbai Refinery has won this prestigious award. Besides, it was won after stiff competition from 50 Industrial giants in the likes of TATA Motors, TATA Electric, Hero Honda
The Best Suggestor’s Trophy and citation was received by Dr. V.K. Jacob, Sr. Manager (IT), Mr R.D. Sawant (Manager PD –LPG) & Mr. A. Mukherjee , Manager (CDU) at the hands of Mr. S.B. Borwankar CEO TATA Steel, Jamshedpur who was the Chief Guest. Other prize winners of Mumbai Refinery at the award function were Mr. Vikram Gupta, Officer Maintenance Instruments - Merit prize in the Poster competition, Mr. P.S. Sahota, Instrument Technician - Second prize in Hindi Slogan Competition. Mr. S.P.Gharat, Manager (Learning Centre) had the Honor of becoming the Member of Panel of Judges for selecting the "Best Technical Paper" which were presented during this event by various organizations.