Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) was conferred the FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility Awards for Women Empowerment at the 17th edition of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) CSR summit and awards held at New Delhi Thursday.
The JSPL won this prestigious award for its innovative and high impact women empowerment programmes, implemented by the Company’s CSR Arm JSPL Foundation, across its operational areas in India.
JSPL director and the co-chairperson of the JSPL Foundation, Shallu Jindal received the award from Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu.
Upon receiving the Award Shallu Jindal, said “The JSPL Foundation strongly believes that Women are the fulcrum of holistic improvement in the lives of families and the prime mover of development of the nation. Our multidimensional women empowerment programmes are being implemented across the country, covering more than 6 lakh women enhancing their quality of life and decision making power.”
The JSPL Foundation has been executing multidimensional development programmes in the areas of health, education, skill building, livelihood promotion and sports, enhancing the quality of life of more than 6.4 lakh women on sustainable basis in Angul, Keonjhar and Sundergarh districts of Odisha, Ramgarh and West Singhbhum districts of Jharkhand and Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh and other parts of India.