JSPL employees remember founder on death anniversary


Bhubaneswar, April 1: The 11th death Anniversary of founder of OP Jindal Group Om Prakash Jinda was observed at all units of the group in the State with a series of philanthropic and religious activities on Thursday.

At JSPL’s Bhubaneswar Office Executive Director and Group Head Manish Kharbanda paid floral tribute to his portrait along with EVP & Group Head (CSR) Prashant Kumar Hota and other officials.

“Sri OP Jindal is one of the Pioneers in steering Industry led development in the Country, who left no stone unturned, to pursue inclusive development through entrepreneurship. His focus for mass and school education will remain as models of Social developments pioneered by Industrial houses,” he said.

Children in Mission Ashra in the vicinity of Bhubaneswar were served food packets.

At Angul, the programme started with floral tribute paid by JSPL’s Location Head and Executive Director and Location Head of JSPL, Angul Unit DK Saraogi and President of Jindal Mahila Samiti Sujata Saraogi.

They also inaugurated a blood donation camps organised in memory of Shri OP Jindal at the Occupational Health Centre and Phase 1B Office of JSPL.

A total 215 persons donated blood in these two camps while a 24 hour-long Ram Charita Manas recital programme was organised in the township with participation of Employees and their family members.

Remembering the founder Saraogi said, “Shri Om Prakash Jindal Ji will always be a role model for Indian Industrial Houses. His focus for nation building through industrialization and skill development of youth will always be remembered. He is a real hero, who became one of the leading industrialists of the country from a very humble beginning and continued to work for the downtrodden”.

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District Blood Bank Officer Dr Biswajeet Samal along with Social Worker and Social Worker Subodh Mishra, Chief Medical Officer of JSPL Dr BK Das, DGM (CSR) Pushpalata Satpathy, Manager (CSR) Satya Ranjan Mishra and other CSR, IR and Medical staff and volunteers of JSPL coordinated the blood donation camps. 

Jindal Mahila Samiti led by Sujata Saraogi distributed food items at Nakula Chandra Deaf and Dumb Blind School at Balramprasad, Talcher and SishuGruha at Angul.

At Barbil unit, TS Shanbhogue offered floral tribute along with other employees. Fruits were distributed among patients in Basudevpur Hospital in memory of Shri Jindal.

At Tensa, Unit Head Y Nagendra led the employees in offering floral tribute to the Founder. Total 360sets of Study materials and food packets were distributed among children of schools in three villages.


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