JSPL contributes Rs 3 cr to CMRF for cyclone Fani restoration work


Bhubaneswar: Extending its support for Odisha government’s relief and restoration work after the devastating cyclone Fani in the state, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) contributed Rs 3 crore to Odisha Chief Minister Relief Fund.

JSPL’s chairman Naveen Jindal handed over a cheque of Rs Rs 3 crore to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the state secretariat here on Saturday.

“JSPL, as a responsible corporate of the country, has always stood with the people affected by natural calamities. In this difficult time, we stand in solidarity with the people and Government of Odisha for the rebuilding the cyclone affected areas,” said Jindal.

He appreciated the Chief Minister’s effort in saving lives during the cyclone and relief and restoration work aftermath.

JSPL, through its CSR arm JSPL Foundation, had also provided one lakh cooked meals to the victims of cyclone Fani in Puri from 10th to 19th May at Puri, in coordination with the district administration.

The TRB Iron Ore Mines of JSPL at Tensa had provided 50,000 liters of drinking water and its Angul unit had also supplied cement and construction material for repairing of public buildings.