Bhubaneswar: Angul based Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) has bagged Best CSR Practice Award on Saturday.
Odisha CSR Forum, a leading nonprofit organization engaged in promoting CSR in the state, conferred the award.
The award was presented by Odisha’s Finance Minister Pradip Kumar Amat at Bhubaneswar during the Symposium on Start Up India and Stand Up India, being organized by the Forum.
On behalf of JSPL, Prashant Kumar Hota, Executive Vice President and Group Head CSR and Education and BP Mishra AVP (Corporate Affairs) received the award, in presence of convenor of the forum BK Mishra and other dignitaries.
Thanking the organisers and jury, Executive Director (I/C) of JSPL, Dinesh Saraogi said, “We have initiated several long-term and strategic effort to improve the quality of lives of people, especially in our periphery area in the avenues of Community Health, Mass Education, Natural Resource Management & Sustainable Livelihood Options.”
“I am sure Best CSR Award will further inspire our social development initiatives steered by Shallu Jindal, President of JSPL Foundation.”
Manish Kharbanda, JSPL’s Executive Director and Head of Odisha Corporate Affairs attributed the award to the persistent dedication of JSPL’s CSR Team in pursuing the Nation Building Vision of JSPL’s Chairman Naveen Jindal.
A three member Jury consisting of former MD, Neelachal Ispat Nigam P.K. Mishra, former ED, HAL K.C. Nanda and former HOD, CSR Rourkela Steel Plant S.N. Patro selected JSPL for the Best CSR Practice award.
JSPL was selected on the basis of the quality of ground implementation, project impacts and social endorsement of the company’s multidimensional CSR Projects.
For its innovative CSR interventions, JSPL has been awarded Greentech CSR Award, Golden Peacock CSR Award, OTV CSR Award, Odisha Living Legend Award, Odisha Environment Congress Award and several others.