Bhubaneswar, 01st April, 2016: The 11th Punyatithi (Death Anniversary) of Shri Om Prakash Jindal was observed across the State with a series of philanthropic and religious activities on March 31, 2016.
Executive Director and Group Head Mr. Manish Kharbanda paid floral tribute to Shri Jindal along with EVP & Group Head (CSR) Mr. Prashant Kumar Hota and other officials in JSPL’s Bhubaneswar Office. “Sri OP Jindal is one of the Pioneers in steering Industry led development in the Country, who left no stone unturned, to pursue inclusive development through entrepreneurship. His focus for mass and school education will remain as models of Social developments pioneered by Industrial houses”, said Mr. Kharbanda. Children in ‘Mission Ashra’ in the vicinity of Bhubaneswar were served food packets.
At Angul, the programme started with floral tribute to Shri OP Jindal by JSPL’s Location Head and Executive Director, Angul Unit Mr. DK Saraogi and President of Jindal Mahila Samiti Mrs. Sujata Saraogi. They also inaugurated a blood donation camp organized in memory of Shri OP Jindal at the Occupational Health Centre and Phase 1B Office of JSPL. Total of 215 people donated blood in these two camps. A 24 hour long Ram Charita Manas recital programme was also organized in the township with participation of Employees and their family members.
Remembering the founder of OP Jindal Group, Mr. Saraogi said, “Shri Om Prakash Jindal Ji will always be a role model for Indian Industrial Houses. His focus for nation building through industrialization and skill development of youth will always be remembered. He is a real hero, who became one of the leading industrialists of the country from a very humble beginning and continued to work for the downtrodden”.
District Blood Bank Officer Dr. BiswajeetSamal along with Social Worker Mr. Subodh Mishra, Chief Medical Officer of JSPL; Dr. B.K Das, DGM (CSR); Mrs. Pushpalata Satpathy, Manager (CSR) Mr. Satya Ranjan Mishra and other CSR, IR and Medical staff and volunteers of JSPL coordinated the blood donation camps. On this occasion, Jindal Mahila Samiti led by Mrs. Sujata Saraogi distributed food items at Nakula Chandra Deaf and Dumb Blind School at Balramprasad, Talcher and SishuGruha at Angul.
At Barbil, Mr. TS Shanbhogue, Head of Barbil Unit offered floral tribute to Shri OP Jindal along with other employees. Fruits were distributed among patients in Basudevpur Hospital in memory of Shri Jindal. At Tensa Unit Head Mr. Y Nagendra led the employees in offering floral tribute to the Founder. Total 360 sets of Study materials and food packets were distributed among children of schools in three villages.