Philanthropy in India: Naveen Jindal

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Naveen Jindal

Member of Parliament

C MD of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd

Month: July 2010

Charity Wealth : INR 50 Lakh

Area : Education

Naveen Jindal, famous Industrialist turned Congress MP has donated his monthly salary accumulated over the past 5 years for the educational uplift of Kurukshetra (Haryana) his constituency.

His consolidated salary from 2004 to 2009 amounts to nearly Rs 40 lakh. An additional amount of Rs 10 lakh from his personal income would also be added to the amount for this purpose.

The money will be used to buy notebooks for children of primary classes. These children are studying in 1.4 lakh government primary schools spread in nine assembly segments of Kurukshetra. The donation is a small step towards making Haryana number one state in terms of education in the country.

Naveen Jindal, Chairman and Managing Director of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd represents  Kurukshetra Constituency in the Lok Sabha, since 2004.

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