April 01, 2020
Naveen Jindal(JSPL commits Rs 25 crore to PM-CARES Fund) led Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has pledged Rs 25 crore to PM-CARES Fund to support the government’s initiative in combating the Covid-19 pandemic.
“To support India’s war against COVID-19, JSPLCorporate is making an immediate contribution of Rs. 25 crores to the PM-CARES Fund. We will continue to extend every possible support to our nation in this fight against Covid-19,” said Naveen Jindal, Chairman of JSPL, in a tweet.
JSPL(JSPL commits Rs 25 crore to PM-CARES Fund) announced about this contribution on the occasion of 15th Death Anniversary of O P Jindal, Founder of OP Jindal Group. In addition to this, JSPL has also joined its hand with the Government to fight the outbreak of coronavirus in the country in multi-dimensional public service deliveries.
Pursuing the Mission Zero Hunger, JSPL Foundation, the CSR arm of JSPL, is providing food and other essential supplies to the local communities in the vicinity of its manufacturing locations.
As of now, more than 3000 meals / cooked food packets are served by the JSPL Foundation(JSPL commits Rs 25 crore to PM-CARES Fund) to the socially vulnerable, destitute, indigenous community and other underprivileged people in and around the vicinity of JSPL’s Plants in Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand.
The Steelmaker has also upgraded its hospitals to fight this pandemic by equipping them with additional ventilators and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits and creating isolation wards.
JSPL(JSPL commits Rs 25 crore to PM-CARES Fund) is also providing medical support through its hospitals and OSH centres and has created quarantine facilities at its manufacturing locations.
JSPL Foundation promoted Women Self Help Groups, equipped with skill and machines have so far made more than one lakh masks and distributed among the local community, its workforce as well as the vendors and truckers, after appropriate UV treatment.
JSPL Foundation, under the mentoring of its Chairperson Shallu Jindal, is striving to reach all sections of the society with the masks, sanitisers, hand wash and other hygienic products to the villages around its operational locations in Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand.