ANGUL (India CSR): JSP Foundation, the social and CSR arm of Jindal Steel & Power (JSP), in association with the District Administration, Angul, inaugurated the Biju Pattnaik Park at Pallahara in Angul district. The community park, long awaited by the locals, was officially opened by Angul Collector and District Magistrate Sidhharth Shankar Swain (IAS) and the Honourable MLA of Pallahara, Mukesh Kumar Pal.
JSP Foundation’s Commitment to Community Welfare
Extending her good wishes to the people of Pallahara, JSP Foundation’s Chairperson, Smt. Shallu Jindal, emphasized the foundation’s commitment to improving the quality of life in the community. She expressed hope that Biju Pattnaik Park would promote healthier lifestyles and encourage community engagement.
Public-Private Partnership for Civic Amenities
During the inauguration, Angul Collector Sidharth Shankar Swain highlighted the park as a prime example of a sustainable Public-Private Partnership (PPP) that enhances civic amenities. He expressed confidence that the people of Pallahara would greatly benefit from such initiatives by JSP Foundation.
Appreciation from Local Leadership
Mukesh Kumar Pal, MLA of Pallahara, thanked Jindal Steel & Power and the JSP Foundation for constructing the park, thus fulfilling a long-standing demand of the community. His gratitude underscored the importance of the park to Pallahara.
Features of Biju Pattnaik Park
Spread over 3.5 acres in the town’s heart, the park boasts modern infrastructure and amenities, including a picturesque pond, manicured lawns, artistically designed pathways, and facilities for all ages, like play areas for children, an open-air gym, and dedicated spaces for senior citizens.
JSP’s Vision for Inclusive Development
JSP’s President & Group Head (CSR) Prashant Hota shared that the park is part of the vision of JSP’s Chairman Shri Naveen Jindal and Chairperson Smt. Shallu Jindal for inclusive development in Odisha. The park’s state-of-the-art facilities are designed to enhance the lives of Pallahara residents.
Community Participation in the Inauguration
The event saw the participation of Pallahara’s Sub Collector Shri Susanta Kumar Pati (OAS), Block Chairperson Smt. Reena Rani Naik, and other dignitaries. Local school children and artists performed a cultural show, adding vibrancy to the inauguration. The event was well-received by the community, highlighting the success of the initiative by JSP Foundation.
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