The employees of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. (JSPL) led by Mr. Damodar Mittal, Plant Head Angul unit together with local community leaders paid their homage to the great visionary and the founder of Jindal Group of Industries Shri Om Prakash Jindal on his 90th Birth Anniversary today.
Addressing the ceremony Mr. Damodar Mittal shared his experience about leadership style and vision of Shri OP Jindal, who was affectionately called Bauji. “Because of his unique leadership and passion to serve the society and contribute to economic development of the country, he could build Jindal Group of Industries from Scratch,” he said.
Chairman of JSPL Shri Naveen Jindal together with other senior officials and local community members also paid his floral tribute to Shri OP Jindal.
Mr. Ravi Shankar, EVP-HR; Mr. S.K. Sharma, V.P- L & PR and Coal Procurement; Mr. Subhash Jain, AVP-SSD and Swami Satyabindu Saraswati also shared their experience about Bauji and how he always tried to motivate the employees to think big and innovative to achieve the goal of their lives.
JSPL Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of JSPL took up various social welfare programs in the locality to mark the occasion. The Foundation provided one month dry food ration materials to 375 inmates staying in 10 destitute homes to address hunger during COVID -19 Pandemic, distributed Cotton Masks and liquid hand wash among 400 jail inmates of Angul Jail and hygiene kits among farmers of two micro watershed development committee and two Farmers Producer Organizations. Other activities include Plantation drive in villages, Papaya Plantation as part of Nutri- Garden development program in 37 Anganwadies of Banarpal and Chhendipada Block etc.
The DAV Savitri Jindal School organized a painting competition “Portrait of Bauji” among the children of DAV Savitri Jindal High School through virtual platform, special hawan, plantation in the school campus.
A Special Prayer by the children of Adrut Children Home, Angul (Jindal Home), Poem Recitation competition on virtual platform by the students of DAV Savitri Jindal High School were also organized.
JSPL’s Bhubaneswar Office employees, led by Shri Prashant Kumar Hota, President and Head of Group CSR & Sustainability, also paid their tributes to Shri OP Jindal. Food packets were provided to children of the “Aama Ghara”, Bhubaneswar and at other places.