August 7, 2014

JindalOdisha Channel Bureau Angul, Aug 7: Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) under its social development arm JSPL Foundation organised a series of sustainable social welfare activities to mark the 85th Birth Anniversary of Om Prakash Jindal, founder of OP Jindal Group here.As a part of the observation, Sachin Ramchandra Jadhav, District Collector and Magistrate, Angul inaugurated the ‘text book distribution to children of jail inmates’ programme at Angul jail.Jadhav handed over text book sets to the jail inmates for their children, in presence of Durga Choudhury (Land Acquisition Officer, Angul), Akshaya Samanta (Chairman, Angul Municipality) and DK Sarangi (Executive Director and Location Head, JSPL, Angul).The programme covers all the 55 jails in Odisha and will provide text book sets to school children of 1905 jail inmates for the current academic year. JSPL Foundation is running this programme in for the eighth year and till now has provided 10424 book sets to the children of jail inmates in Odisha.John Augustus Prison and Social Welfare Services is supporting in implementation of the programme.Speaking of the occasion Jadhav appreciated JSPL’s concern of the children, who might be deprived of education because their parent is in Jail.“It is heartening to know that JSPL has been supporting such unique social initiatives across Odisha for last eight years”.On the occasion of the birth anniversary of the late OP Jindal, the JSPL Foundation launched OP Jindal Angul Cup Foot-ball tournament at Angul Stadium which was inaugurated by Prasanna Kumar Das, Sub Collector, Angul.A mega blood donation camp was also organised in association with District Blood Bank at the Occupational Health Centre (OHC) to mark the occasion.Employees, workers and family members of JSPL’s Angul unit volunteered to participate in this mega blood donation camp, where 236 units of blood were collected.In another voluntary Blood Donation Camp in Tensa, 31 blood units were collected.The Bhubaneswar State Office of JSPL distributed about 500 packets of sweets to differently-abled children in various institutes in the Capital.

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