Bhubaneswar, Oct.8: With the vision of a Hunger-Free India, the JSP Foundation, inspired by the Hunger-Free India vision of the Chairman of Jindal Steel & Power (JSP), Naveen Jindal, who had introduced a Private Bill in the Lok Sabha to end hunger in the Country, is set to expand the operational scope of its ‘Mission Zero Hunger’ program.
Under the leadership of Shallu Jindal, Chairperson of the JSP Foundation, the social wing of the JSP, over 50 Lakh meals are being distributed every year across India with a bold target of reaching as many as 1 Crore meals every year.
The mission focuses on ensuring food security and basic nutrition for underprivileged and socially vulnerable communities, undernourished Children, pregnant and anaemic women, migrant laborers, and other marginalized groups, and has been instrumental in providing hot cooked meals and dry rations to the underprivileged across India.
Chairperson of the JSP Foundation Shallu Jindal has expressed her keenness to implement the ‘Mission Zero Hunger’ to end hunger and malnutrition in Odisha, Chhatisgarh and Jharkhand in the first phase and gradually in the nooks and corners of India.
In a strategic move to amplify its impact, the JSP Foundation is embarking on the first phase of its expansion plan targeting all the districts in Odisha, with the highest focus in Angul, Keonjhar, Sundergarh along with Koraput, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Ganjam, Khurda, Kendrapara, Cuttack and Dhenkanal. Similarly, the programme will be propagated to some of the selected districts in Chhattisgarh, namely, Raipur, Rajnandgaon, and Durg whereas in Jharkhand namely Ramgarh and Ranchi districts.
To achieve this ambitious goal, the JSP Foundation is actively seeking support in the form of collaboration with like-minded NGOs, Professional Agencies, and Civic Societies who share the vision of eradicating hunger from the grassroots and have eligibility to partner under the CSR program as per the guidelines of Ministry of Corp Affair, Govt. of India.
JSP foundation emphasizes the need for partners to possess the capacity, trained manpower, and most importantly, a compassionate spirit to serve the needs of the needy and destitute.
Interested agencies are invited to extend their support by contacting the JSP Foundation through email at [email protected] or by visiting the foundation's website at www.jspfoundation.co.in. The website of the JSP Foundation is uploaded with the formats of the RFP (Request for Proposal) application.
JSP Foundation believes that collective action and collaboration are essential in achieving the ambitious target of Mission Zero Hunger. By joining hands with compassionate partners, the foundation aims to make a significant impact on the lives of underprivileged and vulnerable communities across the nation.