Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) observed 87th Birth Anniversary of Om Prakash Jindal on August 7, at Angul, Barbil, Tensa, Bhubaneswar and other locations in Odisha. Employees of JSPL with their family members and the local people paid floral tribute on this occasion.
At Angul, a voluntary blood donation camp was organised, which was inaugurated by D.K Saraogi, Executive Director and Location Head in presence of Sujata Saraogi, President Jindal Mahila Samiti; Damodar Mittal, EVP-Phase 1B; Arvind Kumar, EVP-F&A and S.K. Sharma, VP-CSR&R; Alok Malhotra, Head (HR&ES); Swami Satyabindu; Ashish Pandey, GM Projects; and other officials of the Company. Total 73 units of blood were collected on the inaugural day of this 2-days camp. On the occasion, JSPL Foundation also launched O.P. Jindal Angul Cup Foot-ball tournament at Angul Stadium. The tournament was inaugurated by Brijesh Kumar Rai, (IPS), Angul Superintendent of Police in presence of Akshaya Samanta (Chairman, Angul Municipality), Mahendra Kumar Sahu (District Sports Officer, Angul) and Mr. Nilamani Rout, Secretary of Angul Sub Division Athletic Association. In this state level contest 12 teams from across the state participated.
Jindal Mahila Samiti members celebrated this day with children of Adruta Children Home at Angul and distributed new dresses to the inmates. In the evening, inhabitants of Jindal Nagar participated in a Bhajan Sandhya.
At Barbil, G. Suresha, Unit Head (JSPL); BB Pradhan, Head (HR & ES); SK Agrawal, Head (Commercial); Manas Dash, Head (Finance) and other officials of the Unit paid their floral tribute. Students of OP Jindal School staged a cultural programme. Students of Adivasi Vikas Samiti Vidyamandir in Serenda were distributed sweets on the occasion. Like previous years this year too, nearly 500 school bags were distributed among students of various schools in Deojhar gram panchayat. At Tensa too, a football tournament was organised, in which 14 teams from Koida area participated.
At Bhubaneswar, all the staff members led by Ashish Kumar, ED (Mines & Minerals) paid their tribute to Shri OP Jindal. The Company also distributed sweets among inmates of ‘Aama Ghar’, a children home –run by Peoples Forum in the Capital City.