Angul: Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL), Angul celebrated the 65th republic day with patriotic zest and fervour at its premises on Sunday. Mr. D.K. Saraogi, Executive Director and Angul Location Head of JSPL hoisted the national flag in a function held in the campus of OP Jindal School. Hundreds of employees of, Students of the school with their parents, local Community and other dignitaries participated in this grand celebration. Mr. Saraogi read out the Republic Day Message by Mr. Naveen Jindal, the Chairman of JSPL.
Reading out the message of Mr. Naveen Jindal, the Chairman of JSPL, Mr. D.K. Saraogi, said “Our Hon’ble Chairman Mr. Naveen Ji is very much passionate to walk on the footsteps of the founder of this group Shri. O.P. Jindal and always committed to attributing the great philanthropic mission with environmental care and social developmental programmes that cover initiatives and achievements concerning rapid industrial growth, education, health, social welfare, women empowerment, environment, etc. on green field projects. Our company’s commitment towards women empowerment and population stabilization is also remarkable”.
Mr. Saraogi, in his address to the gathering, said “As an innovative Compnay JSPL has adopted the latest and environment friendly technology for this steel project. After completion of Coal Gasification Unit, the Angul Plant will be an example for the steel industry in the World. At the same time, the Company has taken up several initiatives for development of local community in Angul District”. He praised efforts of different departments and cooperation of local community for building the plant.
The Students of OP Jindal School, KIDZEE Play School and Jindal Vidyapitha presented a colourful cultural programme. They sang patriotic songs and danced on patriotic numbers. Mr. Saraogi also presented awards and recognition to security personnel and other teams of JSPL for their bravery and commendable work. Amongst others who led the Celebration and shared their journey of Nation building in last 65 years on the occasion were Mr. Rakesh Kumar, E.D. (Commercial), Mr. V.K. Rastogi, President Power Plant, Dr. Saroj Ku. Mahapatra, VP (HR & PA), Mr. Prashant Hota, VP (CSR & Corp. Communication), Mr. S.K. Sharma, Mr. Ashish Pandey, Capt. Ajit Singh, Mr. Debashish Moahnty, Mr. Chhanda Ch. Das, Principal OPJS, Angul, Mr. B.K. Patasahani, and others.
At Jindal Vidyapith, Mr. NS Rao, Executive Director (Projects)hoisted national tricolor. Students of Jindal Vidyapith, Teachers, and villagers of R&R Colony were present on the occasion. The School students also performed spectacular cultural programme based on patriotic songs.
Like every year the JSPL also became a part of the celebration of this 65th Republic Day in 75 schools and 76 Anganwadee centres across its periphery area including Jindal Vidyapitha, Prarambha & Aarambha and distributed packets of high quality Biscuits to more than 19500 students.