Odisha Sun Times Business Bureau
Bhubanswar, Nov 13:
Jindal Steel & Power Ltd, which has investment of Rs. 30,000 crore in Odisha, has been conferred with Odisha Inc Inclusive Business Award – 2014 for its sustainable social development Projects like Kishori Express on anemia control and Watershed Development programme.
Mr. Dinesh Kumar Saraogi, Executive Director and Location Head of Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL), Angul has received the ‘Odisha Inc Best CEO of the Year’ – 2014.
The company’s investments include a 6 MTPA Steel Plant, 810 MW Power plant and a 9 MTPA Pellet Plant.
The Awards were presented by Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram at the 10th Foundation Day Celebration of leading news portal orissadiary.com here today. Amongst others, Pradeep Amat, Finance Minister of Odisha; Debi Pasad Mishra, Industries Minister Ashok Chandra Panda, Tourism and Culture Minister of Odisha were present on the occasion.
Saraogi is currently heading the 6 MTPA Steel Project of JSPL at Angul. Under his leadership, JSPL has achieved 1.5 MTPA Capacity with World’s First Coal Gasification Plant (CGP) for steel making, biggest Electric Arc Furnace in India as well as widest plate mill of the country. He also serves as Director in the JSPL’s Board. He has been selected for his excellent leadership and contribution to industrialization in Odisha.
Naveen Jindal, Chairman, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd has congratulated Mr. D.K. Saraogi for the Odisha INC CEO Award and all the employees of JSPL, Odisha Business Units for the Odisha Inclusive Business Inc Award 2014.
Receiving the award, Saraogi said, “I am extremely honored to have received this award. We at JSPL are deeply inspired by the vision of our founder Shri OP Jindal ji and our Chairman Shri Naveen Jindal ji and are committed to shape up People’s lives in the state of Odisha through sustainable value addition Industries and need based social development initiatives. I would like to thank orissadiary.com for honoring our company with this award”.
Saraogi, a mechanical Engineer from Govt. Engg College, Jabalpur joined Jindal Group in Nov 1988 and since then has consistently headed various Business Units of JSPL including the Jindal Shadeed Plant at Oman.
In recent past, JSPL, Odisha Units have bagged several coveted awards such as the Golden Peacock CSR Award, GreenTech Platinum Awards on CSR &HR .