New Delhi : 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 by the Company’s CSR Arm JSPL Foundation, across its operational areas in India. Director, JSPL and the Co-Chairperson of JSPL Foundation 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 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).