BHUBANESWAR, SEPT 08, 2022
Home-grown steel major Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSP) has been honoured with the “Best CSR Impact Initiative Award” for its high-impact sustainable social development interventions.
On behalf of the Company, President & Group CSR Head Prashant Hota received the award in the Eastern India Leadership Awards programme held at Kolkata by World CSR Day & World Sustainability Congress today. The award, partnered by Times Ascent, has been certified by World CSR Federation
Receiving the award, Hota said, “We at JSP, focus on bringing meaningful changes in the quality of life of people in and around our operational area and beyond across the country. All the programmes are implemented through our CSR wing, JSP Foundation, under the leadership of its Chairperson Shallu Jindal; and are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goal.”
Hota also elaborated on the exemplary leadership of Jindal Steel & Power Chairman Naveen Jindal, to cater to the oxygen needs of COVID patients across the country. “Our Chairman’s vision of Hunger Free India is being actualised under JSP Foundation’s Mission Zero Hunger,” he added.
“We also emphasize on partnering with the local community members and other development organisations, including the local administration, to maximise the impact,” he informed.
Hota also chaired a panel discussion in the programme where sustainability stalwarts, Start-ups and NGO personnel participated.
JSP has initiated multi-dimensional social development programmes in health, education, women empowerment, agriculture, skill education and other areas, reaching more than three million people. These interventions are implemented by JSP Foundation in Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and other parts of the country.
Recently, JSP was declared as the Winner of the National CSR Award 2020 in two categories by the Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs.