JSPL wins prestigious The FICCI CSR Award for Women Empowerment

New Delhi, February 21, 2019: Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has been conferred ‘The FICCI CSR Award’ for Women Empowerment at 17th Edition of FICCI CSR Summit and Awards held at New Delhi today. JSPL won this prestigious award for its innovative and high impact women empowerment programmes, implemented the Company’s CSR Arm JSPL Foundation, across its operational areas in India. Director, JSPL and the Co-Chairperson of JSPL Foundation Smt. Shallu Jindal received the award from Honorable Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Shri Suresh Prabhu at a glittering function held in Delhi today. Upon receiving the Award Smt Shallu Jindal, said " I am thrilled for the prestigious FICCI CSR award on Women Empowerment awarded to JSPL. JSPL Foundation strongly believes that Women are the fulcrum of holistic improvement in the lives of Families and the prime mover of development of the Nation. Our multidimensional Women empowerment programmes are being implemented across the Country covering more than 6 lakh women enhancing their Quality of life and decision making power. JSPL Foundation is immensely thankful to FICCI and the learned Jury members for this national level award and recommits itself for sustainable women empowerment programmes" JSPL has been selected for this award after successfully completing 3-tier selection-process, which includes on site assessment by the independent assessors and Independent Jury Round. The Jury comprised of eminent personalities comprising of Heads of highly reputed Development Institutions and was chaired by Mr. Ajay Shankar, Former Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP). As the CSR Arm of Jindal Steel & Power, the JSPL Foundation has been executing multidimensional development programmes in the areas of health, education, skill building, livelihood promotion and sports, enhancing the Quality of Life of more than 6.4 lakh women on sustainable basis in Angul, Keonjhar and Sundergarh districts of Odisha, Ramgarh and West Singhbhum districts of Jharkhand and Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh and other parts of India . JSPL’s Flagship programme ‘Kishori Express’ programmes has been highly successful in controlling anemia among 50000 adolescent girls in Angul District of Odisha and is set to be replicated in in Nuh district of Haryana under the ‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts’. Programme of Government of India. Mother and Child Health focused programme ‘Vatsalya’ achieved 100% immunization, 100% pregnancy registration, 99% prenatal care (PNC), 100% antenatal care (ANC) and 95% Institutional delivery in 61 Revenue villages where it is being implemented . JSPL Foundation has equipped about 5000 women with necessary backward and forward linkages, who are now running 1170 micro enterprises across these states and generating sizable supplementary income on sustainable basis. Besides, it runs five OP Jindal Community Colleges, which are contributing customized skill development of women in these States resulting in their socio –economic empowerment. JSPL Foundation also lays high focus on providing Scholarship to meritorious Girl Students and promoting Sports for rural girls. FICCI CSR Award is India’s first Corporate Social Responsibility award at the National level , instituted in 1999. The aim of the award is to identify and recognize the efforts of companies in integrating and internalizing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). With Best Regards, SUYASH Jindal Steel and Power Limited Mob: 9179079711 DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this electronic communication is intended solely for the individual(s) or entity to which it is addressed. It may contain proprietary, confidential and/or legally privileged information. Any review, retransmission, dissemination, printing, copying or other use of, or taking any action in reliance on the contents of this information by person(s) or entities other than the intended recipient is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us by responding to this email or telephone and immediately and permanently delete all copies of this message and any attachments from your system(s). The contents of this message do not necessarily represent the views or policies of our company. Computer viruses can be transmitted via email. Our Group IT attempts to sweep e-mails and attachments for viruses, it does not guarantee that either are virus free. The recipient should check this email and any attachments for the presence of viruses. Jindal Steel & Power Ltd and associated business entities does not accept any liability for any damage sustained as a result of viruses.