Angul: Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL), one of the leading business conglomerates with significant presence in core infrastructure sectors including steel, power and mining in India and abroad, commenced commemoration of 30 years of its business excellence at its mega steel making facility at Odisha’s Angul yesterday.
On the occasion, a scintillating cultural programme with classical dances was organized at the premises of Temple in Jindal Nagar. The Company also honoured 74 employees who are working with it for more than last 25 years.
Chairperson Emeritus of OP Jindal Group Savitri Jindal, Chairman of Jindal SAW Prithvi Raj Jindal, Aarti Jindal, Chairman of JSW Group Sajjan Jindal, Sangita Jindal, Chairman of Jindal Stainless Ltd Shri Rattan Jindal, Chairman of JSPL Naveen Jindal, Co-Chairperson of JSPL Foundation Shallu Jindal, Manmohan Goel, Nirmala Goel, Venkatesh Jindal, Urmila Bhuwalka, Sushil Bhuwalka, Sarika Jhunjhunwala, Avisha Jhunjhunwala, Seema Jindal, Saroj Bhartiya, Kamal Bhartiya, Avisha Jhunjhunwala, Jt. MD of JSPL NA Ansari and CEO of JSPL Sudhansu Saraf joined the grand occasion along with other member of O P Jindal Family and other senior officials of JSPL.
Speaking on the occasion Chairman of JSPL Naveen Jindal said, “JSPL is a result of Shri OP Jindal’s vision of building a self-reliant India in every industrial sector. With a humble beginning at Raigarh in 1989, JSPL has emerged successful in its quest for building a nation of our dream. It now a dominant player in business landscape across multiple sectors of Indian economy, including Steel, Power, infrastructure, mining and cement. We are thankful for support various people during this 30 years journey of JSPL”. He thanked all the employees, workers and local community for their dedication and support in building and operation of state the art factories and mines across India and outside.
Renowned artists from various part of the Country performed in the exhilarating cultural programme, Nritya Sangam, at the Temple premises in the Dev Bhoomi. Renowned artists from different parts of the country presented magnificent dances such as Pung Cholam, Kuchipudi, Mohiniyattam, Odissi and Kathak. Co-Founder of JSPL Foundation, Shallu Jindal’s Kuchipudi recital enthralled the audience.
Shallu Jindal thanked each workmen and artisans who contributed in building the grand temple with their skill and sweat. She also expressed her deep gratitude for the dignitaries from Govt , Media , Academia , Development Organisations and Mahila Samitis and local opinion makers and community members who graced the 30th year commemoration event.
The journey of JSPL was started in 1989 by legendary industrialist and visionary Om Prakash Jindal with laying of foundation of a 0.3 MTPA DRI Plant at Raigarh. During this 30 years of journey, JSPL has spread its footprints across three States in India, including Odisha and overseas which includes Oman, Australia, Mozambique and South Africa. Led by Naveen Jindal jim JSPL has created cutting-edge capacities to produce 11.6 Million Tonne Per Annum steel and 5034 MW power. The Company now operates some of India’s most advanced steel manufacturing and power generation capacities of global scale. This also includes Odisha’s largest steel making complex of 6 MTPA Capacity at Angul and India’s largest Palletization complex of 9 MTPA capacity at Barbil in Keonjhar district.
Under the leadership of its Chairman Naveen Jindal, JSPL is ‘Making in India’ and has illuminated millions of lives, creating new opportunities to build a better tomorrow. Through its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm, JSPL Foundation, the Company has made significant investments in socio-economic development of community, especially those living around its operational areas. JSPL Foundation has initiated several innovative and high impact development programmes in the areas of healthcare, nutrition, skill development, education, women empowerment, promotion of art & culture, Sports, rural infrastructure building and other areas across various parts of the Country.
The 30 years commemorative programme will continue at Raigarh City today and beyond.