ANGUL, MAR 31, 2023
Jindal Steel and Power (JSP) observed the 18th Punyatithi (death anniversary) of its founder Om Prakash Jindal (Bauji) with a special prayer, voluntary blood donation camp and a series of philanthropic initiatives.
Led by JSP’s Angul location Head & Executive Director Hridayeshwar Jha, all the department heads, employees with their family members, workforce of the company and villagers from the periphery, paid homage to the visionary change maker OP Jindal and remembered him for his path breaking steps to usher socio-economic prosperity in the lives of the millions of underprivileged.
On this occasion, Jha inaugurated a voluntary blood donation camp at Jindal Nagar Township and encouraged the employees to donate blood generously to save precious lives needing blood and blood products. A total of 149 units of blood were collected from this camp.
Jindal Mahila Samiti joined the charitable drive of JSP Foundation and visited various Old Age Homes and Rehabilitation Centres of Angul and distributed dry-food items and other requirements.
DAV Savitri Jindal High School situated at Badamahita (R&R) Colony also remembered Bauji and as a mark of respect, the students of the school made beautiful pictures of Bauji.
Akahand Ramayan patha, puja and hawan were performed at the Devbhoomi Temple situated at Jindal Nagar Township.
With indomitable will and perseverance, OP Jindal who belonged to a farmer’s family, achieved stellar success both in business and social life.
With a vision for self-reliant India and as a pioneering Indian entrepreneur, he had laid the foundation for OP Jindal Group, which is now a leading Industrial group in the Country. The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry honoured him with the prestigious “Lifetime Achievement Award” for his outstanding contribution to the Indian Steel Industry.
As a Member of State Legislature of Haryana and also as a Member of the Parliament, he meaningfully contributed to the welfare of the People.
He had also served as the Energy Minister in the Haryana Government.
OP Jindal has made enormous contributions to improve the Human Development Index in the country by setting up various schools, hospitals and many other philanthropic institutions.