— Demonstrating its commitment as a socially responsible corporate, Jindal Stainless Limited (JSL) as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme has installed integrated stainless steel modular toilets at schools in various states. Today, one of the stainless steel modular toilets has been installed at South Delhi Municipal School in Sultanpur area, New Delhi. After identifying one of the key concerns of the school linked to health and hygiene condition, JSL in concurrence with its CSR philosophy ‘to provide a platform in order to empower a group or a community to make the target self reliant and sustaining’, has endowed the school with one of the latest innovation in the stainless steel segment.
“Our gesture is in accord with the government’s call for ‘Swacch Bharat – Swacch Vidyalaya Abhiyaan’. This installation will have an encouraging domino effect not only on aspects of health and hygiene but would translate into better attendance and ultimately good results as consequence of healthy children”, said Deepikka Jindal- Chairperson, JSL foundation. This will also encourage more girls to join school as a result of improved sanitation and more hygienic condition at the school.
In India, millions of schoolchildren lack access to clean and hygienic toilets in school as per a UN report on sanitation. It has always been a challenge for girl child in especially in India to manage clean and hygienic environment when out of home. This stainless steel toilet installation at the school will resolve hygiene and sanitation issue. Moreover, the longevity of the stainless steel toilets over brick and mortar ones will resolve sustainability issues. JSLs stainless steel modular toilets comply with the Ministry of Human Resource Development guidelines on school toilets.
As a part of CSR, JSL has already installed toilets in schools of Odisha and Hisar where JSL is operating its units. Over this, JSL has initiated installing stainless steel modular toilets at community health centres in Odisha. The toilets entail innovative designs and are produced with minimum wastage. These stainless steel toilets are eco-friendly, hundred percent recyclable, with long lasting durability and are weather resistant.
JSL has developed multiple variants of stainless steel modular toilet to suit the requirement like, single unit model, container (6/8 unit) model, Ministry of Human Resource Development model. We today pride ourselves, of more than 1000 installations across the country with some installations in remote and highly inaccessible tribal locations working with some of the top MNCs, corporate and Public sector companies like NDMC, MCD, BPCL, Honda, Maruti, Adani, SJVN, Hindustan Zinc, to name a few.
JSL’s commitment for social development stands firm with such gestures in future also.
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About Jindal Stainless Limited
Jindal Stainless Limted, a part of the $18 billion USD, O.P Jindal group is the largest integrated manufacturer of stainless steel in India and is ranked among the top 10 stainless steel manufacturers in the world, with a capacity of 1.8 million tons. JSL has crafted its success story by fully integrating its operations based on a strategy of both, backward and forward integration, starting from mining, melting, casting, hot rolling to cold rolling and further value additions . An ISO: 14001 compliant, JSL product range includes: Ferro Alloys, Stainless Steel Slabs, Blooms, Hot Rolled Coils, Plates and Cold Rolled Coils/ Sheets, Stainless Steel Strips for Razor Blade Steel and Coin Blanks for mints in India & EU.