JSPL Foundation extends last date

Raigarh, Oct 12: Responding to the request from various individuals and organisations across the country, JSPL Foundation, the CSR arm of Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL), has extended the last date for nomination for the 4th Edition of its Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman – 2021 to October 20 2021. Like the previous three editions, this Pan India initiative will honour 20 Change Agents from India for their exemplary societal contributions and achievements.
The Foundation has received more than 400 entries and encourages individuals and organisations to apply or nominate deserving entries for the Award. The application and nomination forms, along with the details of the Award, are available on www. jsplfoundation. com An honorarium of Rupees 1 Lakh each will be awarded to each selected winner in an Award Ceremony.
The Award will be presented in 10 categories:
Agriculture / Rural Development, Art & Culture, Education, Entrepreneurship & Livelihood, Environment, Health, Innovation / Technology, Sports, Public Service / Social Service, and Women Empowerment. In addition, individuals and organisations making significant efforts to support the community during the COVID-19 pandemic would also be honoured under special category. Shallu Jindal, the Chairperson of JSPL Foundation, said, “Several persons and organisations are making excellent contributions to social development despite hardships. The Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman is a celebration of the indomitable human spirit that strives to change our society.
JSPL Foundation instituted the ‘Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman’ in 2015 to identify, reward and nurture social innovators and change-makers from the grassroots in India.
The award was instituted to honour the unsung heroes who overcame adversities in their lives to create their own unique identity, displaying exemplary courage, commitment and dedication towards their cause.

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