Bhubaneswar : Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has been honoured with Women Achievers Award by the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) for best women empowerment initiatives. JSPL’s Managing Director Mr. V.R. Sharma received the award from Hon’ble Union Minister for Women & Child Development Ms. Smriti Irani during Women Leadership & Empowerment Summit held at New Delhi on November 13, 2019.
The Naveen Jindal led JSPL has been conferred with this prestigious award for implementing multi-dimensional sustainable women empowerment programmes in health, livelihood, education, sports and related areas through its CSR Arm the JSPL Foundation. More than Nine lakh women across Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Haryana have been benefited by these programmes, implemented under the mentoring Chairperson of JSPL Foundation Smt. Shallu Jindal.
Congratulating JSPL, Smt. Jindal said “We are grateful to the National Jury members of ASSOCHAM for the Award for Best Women Empowerment Initiatives to JSPL. JSPL Foundation has been empowering the Women as the prime mover of sustainable and inclusive prosperity of communities through its multi-dimensional development projects. Such a prestigious award makes us more responsible for our mission of building India & empowering lives”.