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VEDANTA INAUGURATES 1st GREEN ROAD OF JHARSUGUDA

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Jharsuguda:  Vedanta inaugurated the first ‘Green Road’ to Jharsuguda made with Fly Ash on Wednesday. The construction of this road is also towards compliance of RPDAC commitment by Vedanta. With its ‘Waste to Wealth’ initiative the road with the length of 2.3kms from Banjari Village to Sarbhal was constructed utilizing 13,000 MT fly ash as a prime component. The design of the road was done by IIT, Bhubaneswar and the total cost of the road is around Rs 1.88 crores. The road, which will open a comfortable and easy commutation facility for the villagers will be of high significance.

In presence of villagers, Vedanta Officials, the road was inaugurated by Dr. Sitaram Patel, ADM, Jharsuguda. Present on the occasion was Mr. JK Mohanty, Vice-President Power, who represented the organization during the inaugural ceremony.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Patel who personally travelled the entire distance of the new road applauded Vedanta’s fulfillment of its commitment and expressed that many such innovative public infrastructure through fly ash is a possibility now .He also added that such efforts will be given full support by the administration and the community.

Representing Vedanta Ltd Jharsuguda, Mr. JK Mohanty thanked the district administration for their support and cooperation and expressed that more and more public infrastructure should include fly ash as key construction input as it is technology of today in waiting. The general public have expressed that this road will make life a little easier and lauded this effort of Vedanta to ensure this key community amenity.

Vedanta delivers Jharsuguda’s first multi-purpose reading room

Jharsuguda:  Vedanta Jharsuguda CSR initiatives has delivered a much coveted reading room project for the students and youth of the town. In order to facilitate and strengthen the educational outreach in the area, the company has established a multipurpose reading room and handed it to the district administration for operation in a function held on 10th August 2016 at Sarbahal High school Campus, Jharsuguda on Wednesday.

This proud initiative is the first of its kind to happen in the district of Jharsuguda. The reading room project, which kick-started with the support of local administration got successfully completed in a budget of Rs. 11.5 Lakhs. Considering the community’s reach, the reading room is built in Sarbahal High School Campus.

“It is a much appreciated initiative on the company’s part to have made such an effort so that the youth find enough facilities to educate themselves and polish their employability skills” said Dr. Sitaram Patel, ADM, Jharsuguda who graced the inauguration along with Mr. Bikash Chandra Pradhan , District Education officer, Jharsuguda. Also present were officials from Vedanta including J.K Mohanty, Vice-President Power, who represented the organization during the inaugural ceremony. He commented that “It feels proud to have put in such an effort which will help the communities in Jharsuguda to get informed and educated, which is of utmost importance in today’s scenario”.`

The facility was received with much appreciation and enthusiasm. Also promises were made to increase the scope of education and employability for the local youth.

Awareness program on Breast feeding Organised by Inner Wheel Club of Jharsuguda Pearl

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Jharsuguda : Inner wheel club of Jharsuguda pearl had organised an awareness program on Breast feeding at Government Maternity Hospital. The members had distributed bread packets, Ajwain, protein powder packet to new mothers along with tips on healthy diet during lactation period and  its importance. This was done under the leadership of President Sheetal Agarwal,Secretary Nupur Singhania and Rekha Agarwal, Shirin Ul haq and Sarita Bindal .

Brajrajnagar BJP wing member’s “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan”

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Brajrajnagar : Members of Brajrajnagar BJP Wing yesterday had cleaned areas near Lord Shiva Temple of Brajrajnagar under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. In this Campaign Brajrajnagar BJP Mandal President NAbin Kumar Singh , Youth President of Brjn. BJP Maheswar Nayak, YOuth General Secretary Niraj Ku. Barik , Hemant Naik , Dist. President of Mahila Morcha Kiran Sharma , General Secretary Champa Singh , Roshini Singh , Bharati Barik , Pinku Mandal , Shanti Lata Gadnaik along with Others.

Cancer Detection Camp Organized

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Jharsuguda : A Cancer Detection camp was jointly organized by Fight against Cancer (An initiative of media Centre) and Jagyaseni Hospital . The Camp was inaugurated by Jharsuguda District Collector Bibhuti Bhusan Behera. In this camp around 72 people had participated .

In this, Dr. Ghanshaym Biswas, Senior oncologist, Dr. Rajesh Padhi, Dr. R.K. Joshi. along with the members of Lions Club of Jharsuguda, Vishwa Hindu Parisad and other were present.

Pawan Shah becomes the President of Utkal Pradeshik Marwari Sammelan’s Jharsuguda Branch

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Jharsuguda : Utkal Pradeshik Marwari Sammelan , a non – political Social organization with an aim to improve the overall well being of the Marwari society at large as well as the development of state and Country by helping in welfare of handicapped , discourage of drug-abuse , promotion of blood –donation , development of sports and other various related developmental work, Today inaugurated  Jharsuguda branch at Hotel Mohini Royale. In this occasion, Pawan Shah was being selected as the President of the current year along with Sanjay Lodha who will be the Secretary.

In a Oath taking ceremony held today in presence of the chief guest of the event Shyam sundar Agarwal, Guest of Honour Shubash Sitani , Jagdish Golpuria, and Naval Agrawal.

The function started with lighting of lamp and welcome song sung by the members of the Marwari Mahila Samiti. Sanjay Lodha , Secretary had welcome and thanked various guest who were present in the event, like Arjun More, Balgovind Mishra, Omprakash Poddar, Sarada Shah (Ward -19 Councillor), Vandana Modi ( Ward No. 3 Councillor), Shanti Devi Modi, Sharda Devi Singhania, Kiran Devi Badhan, Shakuntalata Devi Khetan, Kishan Lal sultania, Archan Badhan (Inner Club) , Chandra Ksihore Kedia, Gopal Lodha(Rani Sati Dadi), Muskesh Shah(President,CA Association), Gopal Badhan (Chamber of Commerce) , Sandeep Awasthy (President, Shree Krishna Goushala Committee), Mata Din Mundra (Maheswari Samaj) , Shiv Sakunia (Khandelwal Samaj), Shankar lal Sharma (Brahman Samaj) , Shyam sundar Khandelwal (Brjn) , Asish Badhan (Lions Club of Jharsuguda Titans), Smt. Ranju Shah (Jagritri) , Sunit Agarwal (JCI) , Ajay Agrawal (Marwari Yuva Manch) , Suresh More (Marwari Yuva Manch) and others.

Chief Guest of the Event, Shyam Sundar Agarwal had presided the Oath Taking proceedings and had urged everyone to support the newly made President and Secretary for Jharsuguda Branch.

Later the working committees of this association were also being asked to take oath, which was done by Shubhash Sitaniji.

St. Mary’s Convent School won theSesa Sterlite Mentor’s Trophy Inter School Dance Championship

Jharsuguda: The first ever Mentor’s Trophy ‘Inter School Group Dance Championship’ organized by Sesa Sterlite Ltd. (Formerly Vedanta Aluminium Ltd.) came to an end on 24th December 2013, with St. Mary’s Convent School, Jharsuguda emerging as champions.

The occasion was also marked by and emotional atmosphere when Shri. Bijoy Mohanty , Odia Cine Icon was felicitated for his exceptional contribution over 35 years to Odia culture by Sesa on behalf of children and  people of Jharsuguda.

‘With a view to encourage young talents in schools and to facilitate a befitting platform to schools to showcase their efforts for overall development of their children our company has initiated this cultural initiative and we feel elated that this annual event could provide platform to 12 lead schools from Jharsuguda and Sambalpur district and we expect many more schools to take part in future’ said Mr. Abhijit Pati, President and Chief Operating Officer of Sesa Sterlite.

Mr. Bijoy Mohanty said ‘I congratulate the Vedanta team for successfully organizing such a noble and innovative people connect programme involving  children ,schools,  parents and  wide range of citizens,such efforts by corporates will go a long way in bringing out the latent talent of the state benefitting our culture in turn.’

In a grand event , the glittering ‘Mentor’s Trophy’ was ceremoniously brought to stage and was fiercely contested by some of the finest dance performances by the schools .In a scintillating neck to neck finale , finally St. Mary emerged as champions surpassing a brilliant display by Vikash Concept School , Sambalpur by a flicker.

In presence of jury comprising of  Ranjan Das,  V.Ramalakshmi , Deepali Choudhury and Ranjana Pati the event was witnessed by Principals, Teachers, parents, senior citizens, media fraternity, employees of Vedanta and members of social organisations of the region enhancing the external connect of the corporate on a different scale.

The other participating schools were DAV Public School, Jawahar Novodaya Vidyalaya,Govt. Girls High School , Govt. High School, Ghanshyam Hemlata Vidya Mandir, Town High School , VSS High School  of Jharsuguda , BEM School , BR High School of Belpahad , and Delhi Public School from Sambalpur.  The initiative was appreciated and welcomed by all sections of the society present on the occasions.

Mahavir Jayanti Celebrated at Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda : Mahavir Jayanti (birth anniversary of Lord Mahavira, the Jain Tirthankara) was celebrated with traditional fervour in the town on Sunday.

DSCN1271While colourful Shobhayatra (procession) organised by Jain Communities from the Jain Temple situated at Jhanda Chowk , which covered all the city.

Lions Club of Jharsuguda Fraternity host 26th District Cabinet Installation at Jharsuguda

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Jharsuguda: 26th District Cabinet of Lions Club of District 322 c2 was held at Hotel Bishnu Palace at Beheramal. In this all the clubs under the district 322 c2 were present for this ceremony for two days event. In this Occasion Hon’ble Member of Parliament Baijayant Jay Panda who has graced the occasion as the chief Guest along with others dignitaries present like Ln. Ashok Kumar Jalan, Ln. Sanjay Sahu District Governor, Installation Officer Ln. Gurucharan Singh Hura, Ln. Brijmohan Agarwal.

 

BTM Jagannath Mandir Prathista Utsav from 26th April onwards

Jharsuguda : Newly constructed BTM Jagannath Mandir Prathista Utsav wouls start from 26th April onwards, this was informed in a press conference held by the members of the Temple Committee on Sunday evening. As per the programme given 26th April would have Ankur Rupan , 27th will be Jal yatra , 28th will be Surya Pujan and 29th April will be Purna ahuti. All these days from 26th – 29th April. The puja will commence from morning 7 AM to 9 PM. For this function, the temple members had pleaded Gajapati Raja to come be a part of this utsav but due to some unavoidable work , he is unable to be present in this auspicious event.

However, Puri’s Shri Acharya Surjaya Narayan Das and Jhanja’s Pita Matha’s Shri Sachinanda Maharaj will come and deliver the Parwachan.

This temple took around 12 years to be constructed. Earlier, here in BTM Lord Jagannath was being worshiped in a small Quarter . The Temple Committee members Mohan Chandra Bhol, S.N. Paschayat, Bijay Ch. Das, Naresh Singh (President) , Satrughan Parida and Keshav Dhala were present in the Press Conference.

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