Jharsuguda: On 5th February, 2018, Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda, dedicated 5 PCR Mobiles (vans) in the service of the people of Jharsuguda as a part of its CSR initiatives. The gesture is aimed at lending a helping hand to the Dist. Police in their efforts towards maintaining law & order in Jharsuguda.
The handover ceremony was held at Dist. Police Headquarters in the presence of Shri Sushant Kumar Nath, IG Police – Sambalpur, Shri Bibhuti Bhushan Patnaik, Dist. Magistrate & Collector, Shri Laxmi Narayan Patel, Chairman – Zilla Parishad, Shri R Prakash, Superintendent of Police – Jharsuguda, Mr Abhijit Pati, CEO – Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda, and other senior members of state police dept., district administration and Vedanta Ltd. The ceremony was flagged off by Shri Nath amidst the august gathering. Mr Pati handed over the keys to Shri Prakash, who appreciated Vedanta’s effort and stated that 3 of the vehicles would be used for town limit patrol and 2 would be dedicated for NH & SH patrolling. In his address, Mr Pati lauded the tireless efforts of the district police towards ensuring the safety and security of the people of Jharsuguda and said that Vedanta is honored to do this for the people of Jharsuguda. He expressed his happiness at being a partner in the progress of Jharsuguda and stated that the organization will continue to do so for the overall development of the district. Shri Patel appreciated the gesture and said that it will help in reducing the crime rate in Jharsuguda. Shri Patnaik congratulated Vedanta on the occasion and hoped that the organization would continue to work for the betterment of life in the district. He added that this move will go a long way towards controlling crime in Jharsuguda. Shri Nath thanked Vedanta for its efforts towards modernizing the police administration at Jharsuguda by dedicating the PCR vans and CCTV cameras to the district administration.
The community is integral to the operations of Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda, and our CSR efforts are directed at ensuring a better life in our community through interventions in livelihood, health, education and public infrastructure. Previously Vedanta Ltd. had partnered with the district administration to put in place CCTV cameras for surveillance and monitoring to ensure safety of general public. In the future also the organization will continue to work towards betterment of the community life.