Friday, 06 May 2016 09:50

JSPL Honored For "Outstanding CSR Practices in Steel & Power Sector"

Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has been conferred with prestigious best CSR Practices Award for ‘Outstanding CSR Practices in Steel & Power Sector’, on April 12, 2016 at Bhubaneswar during the ‘Odisha CSR Summit 2016’. On behalf of JSPL, it’s Executive Vice President, Head Corporate Communication ,Odisha Business & Group CSR and Education Head Mr. Prashant Kumar Hota received the award from Odisha Industries Minister Mr. Debi Prasad Mishra, in presence of Member of Parliament Dr. Prasanna Kumar Patasani and other dignitaries. Odisha CSR Summit 2016 has been organised by leading Web Channel, having more than One Crore Viewership ‘Odisha Live’ and KIIT School of Rural Management. Editor of Mr. Nilambar Rath and Director of KIIT School of Rural Management Prof. L. K. Vaswani were also present on the occasion. JSPL selected for its innovative & people oriented CSR programmes & its result oriented implementation. Some of the key CSR activities of JSPL includes Watershed management programme at Angul Distict in partnership with NABARD and Community for increasing Production and Productivity and income of the Rural Household, Kishori Express Programme in partnership with the Dist administrative for controlling anemia in adolescent girls’ and controlling IMR and MMR in two blocks of Angul district, Providing Food and Nutrition support to more than 1000 Tribal boys and Girls for enabling them to pursue their studies in Keonjhar district and Construction of 250 Bedded Hostel at Bonai in Sundergarh district for Tribal Girls. “The CSR Projects have contributed to holistic improvement in quality of life of the underprivileged community members and we are determined to do our best for the society”, said Mr. Manish Kharbanda, Executive Director (M&M) & Head (Odisha Corporate Affairs).