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JSPL gets India CSR Community Initiative award

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Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, DG & CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs and Rusen Kumar, Managing Editor, IndiaCSR and CSR & COMPETITIVENESS handing over the Award to SK Sharma of Jindal Steel & Power Ltd who received the Best Project in Health.

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BHUBANESWAR (Odisha): Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL), Angul has been conferred with the prestigious India CSR Community Initiative award for its programme for adolescents girls Health. The award winning case study was based on “Kishori Express: An innovative initiative to control IMR/MMR and promote safe motherhood in rural areas of Odisha’s Angul district through timely detection and control of female adolescent anaemia,” a company release said.

IndiaCSR Awards are instituted by IndiaCSR Group.

Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, DG & CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs and Rusen Kumar, Managing Editor, IndiaCSR and CSR & COMPETITIVENESS handing over the Award to SK Sharma of Jindal Steel & Power Ltd who received the Best Project in Health.
Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, DG & CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs and Rusen Kumar, Managing Editor, IndiaCSR and CSR & COMPETITIVENESS handing over the Award to SK Sharma of Jindal Steel & Power Ltd who received the Best Project in Health.

So far, it has tested and educated more than 21000 adolescent girls of Angul district, it said. Head of CSR & R department of JSPL’s Angul unit, Suresh Kumar Sharma received the award from Bhaskar Chatterjee, Director General & CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs and Rusen Kumar, Founder and Managing Editor-IndiaCSR during the Annual India CSR Awards Ceremony held at New Delhi on April 6, 2015, it said.

On receiving such recognition, Angul location Head and Executive Director of JSPL, Dinesh Kumar Saraogi, said “the awards acknowledge the contributions in CSR domain that are raising benchmarks by bringing a radical and transformation in the development arena through innovation and excellence. We are extremely happy on receiving such a great honour and hope this will definitely boost the morale of our employees.”

JSPL’s CSR programme is Kishori Express – an adolescent anaemia control drive on wheels for timely detection and rectification of anaemia among adolescent girls for enabling them to attain safe motherhood in future. The Van is equipped with HB testing facility, inbuilt touch screen audio-visual awareness building quiz system and nutrition kit supplement facility.

It covers 321 villages encompassing two revenue blocks of Angul District.

About IndiaCSR Awards

Instituted by IndiaCSR group, ‘IndiaCSR Awards’ is an endeavour to promote reporting and communication in the CSR domain in our country. It is a milestone and an iconic event that acknowledges the unique and extraordinary contributions in the CSR domain. This is a premium honour that recognizes the most admired and outstanding CSR initiatives and ventures in India. The awards acknowledge the noble contributions in the CSR domain that are raising benchmarks by bringing radical and transformative change in the development arena through innovation and excellence.

The IndiaCSR Awards, in 21 categories, were opened to all organizations registered in India that engage in social responsibility. The Awards was opened for nomination by all companies, corporate funded foundations and partnerships operating in India.

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