CSR : Jindal impacts 10 Lakh lives in Chhattisgarh with Rs 296 Cr social investment in last 10 years

RAIGARH (Chhattisgarh): JSPL Group which operates a mega steel plant at Raigarh and Power Plant at Tamnar is not only an icon of industrialization in Chhattisgarh, but it is also a frontrunner in social investment in the State.

During last 10 years, JSPL has impacted 10 lakh lives with an investment of Rs. 295.68 Crore in various social sectors including Health, Education, Entrepreneurship Development, Rural Infrastructure Building, Sports, Arts and Culture, Natural Resource Management and Infrastructure for Social Development – Institutions.

The Company has spent highest amount, Rs. 147.2 Crore in developing Infrastructure for Social Development-Institutions in last years.

Besides, the company has spent Rs. 74.55 Crore in Rural Infrastructure building, Rs. 31.31 Crore in Health, Rs. 19.09 Crore in Education, Rs. 11.34 Crore in Natural Resource Management, Rs. 9.12 Crore in Sports, Art and Culture activities and Rs. 3.06 Crore in Entrepreneurship Development.

JSPL’s such investment reflects its strong commitment towards making a positive contribution to the underprivileged communities.

Amongst the major social development initiatives of JSPL, under the umbrella of JSPL Foundation, OP Jindal Hospital, OP Jindal Schools, OP Jindal University, OP Jindal Community Colleges, WADI programme for tribal development and ASHA – the Hope for rehabilitation of differently abled children and Vastalya for IMR & MMR are highly significant.

Initiatives taken by JSPL under its Corporate Social Responsibility activities include providing safe drinking water to the community, mobile health camps, programme for improving IMR and MMR, Combating Child Malnutrition, Creating Open Defecation Free Environment, Telemedicine Support, Secondary and Tertiary Health Services, Preventive Healthcare initiatives, Community teacher support for improving quality of education, scholarship for meritorious students, pre-primary education, Skill Development through OP Jindal Community College, quality education through OP Jindal School, Supporting local artisans, rural women entrepreneurship, women empowerment and skill building, Construction and Renovation of Rural Infrastructure like Road, Community Building, School building etc., Sports promotion and Cultural activities, Introduction of Scientific Agriculture Practices, Watershed development, Development of Orchards (in Partnership with NABARD), Community Plantation and many more.

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