JSPL Foundation is the executing arm of Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) Group CSR activities which works with the community near business operations of the JSPL group as well as other parts of the country.
JSPL Foundation is dedicated to the cause of humanity and is focused upon improving the Human Development Index by way of positioning itself as a parenting force of various Social Change Agents operating at the ground level. The Foundation has been guiding force of the sustainable social development initiatives implemented by Jindal Steel & Power across its business locations. The CSR interventions are focused on enhancing quality of life of the community in the vicinity of business locations by way of improving community healthcare and education, and also developing critical small civic infrastructures besides generating sustainable livelihood options, promoting sports, art and culture.
The Foundation has aligned its programmes with the Government and other developmental agencies with an objective of bringing about a radical transformation in the lives of the communities and integrating them into the mainstream development process of the country. The Foundation drives holistic community initiatives to help address some of the persistent social challenges in the realms of Healthcare, Water and Sanitation, Education & Skill Development, Infrastructure & Community Development, and Empowerment of Women.
The Foundation has launched a set of regional and national awards to recognize and nurture talent at the grassroots level, titled ‘Swayamsiddh Samman’. Apart from this, the Foundation has instituted a unique initiative called Swayamshilp, wherein a series of workshops are being conducted across India for providing the artists from the tribal hinterland with a live national platform.
JSPL Foundation has recently committed full support to construct a school in earthquake hit Nepal and rebuild 20 homes in Kashmir ravaged by floods last year.
In future, JSPL Foundation has many big initiatives in the pipeline for the states of Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Odisha. We will be focussing on organising drinking water pipelines for villages in the vicinity; initiating population stabilization initiatives; start healthcare programs related to health and hygiene of adolescent girls; strengthen micro-enterprise development through SHG initiatives, especially with respect to women empowerment vertical; build more than 1,000 toilets in the nearby villages and have open defecation panchayats as well as work for senior citizens and people with leprosy and disability.
JSPL Foundation is also planning to set up the Jindal Centre for Arts and Culture at Angul to provide training in classical arts to students.
A residential facility spread over 10 acres, the centre will offer scholarships to underprivileged students. This will also enable the youth to develop their skills so that they can take up classical art and crafts forms as a career option in India as well as globally.See more