JSF undertakes sustainable upgrades at Hisar’s OP Jindal Memorial Park
August 25, 2021
Jindal Stainless Foundation (JSF) and Delhi-based NGO Prabhaav Foundation undertook multiple sustainable initiatives to restore, develop, maintain, and preserve the iconic OP Jindal Memorial Park in Hisar, Haryana in line with UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). In a ceremony organised in Delhi, Chairperson, JSF, Ms Deepika Jindal launched a book, along with co-founders of Prabhaav Foundation, Ms Parul Kumar and Ms Vandana Lakhanpal, that showcases the various sustainable steps taken up.
Set up in the fond memory of Founder, Jindal Group conglomerate, Late Shri OP Jindal, the OP Jindal Memorial park sports a combination of traditional and modern ideas – plantations, water conservation, composting, landscaping, mural art, stainless steel installations, and other art installations. JSF has upgraded various facilities and introduced new ones at the OP Jindal Park like solar lamps, boundary walls, street access, ramps, sanitation, and green cover.
JSF has planted ~20,000 trees at the park, conserved 2.5 million liters of water, helped manage 140 tonnes of waste, and installed 24 benches and multiple solar lights. This has enabled the Foundation sequester ~790 tonnes of CO2, add ~3,700 tonnes of oxygen to the air, and intercept ~474 million litres of rainwater. The park is currently accessible to more than 4,000 people in Hisar and is a well-maintained green space for the betterment of their health and quality of life.
A quantitative evaluation of this project can be accessed at https://www.mysuperhumanrace.com/jsf/sdg11