JajpurRoad:21/7/17:The Adarsha Vidyalaya (Model School) constructed by Tata Steel at Jamadhara, under Jajpur Block in Jajpur district, was thrown open for students yesterday.
Present on the occasion were Ranjan Kumar Das, Collector, Jajpur, Rajiv Kumar, Vice President (Operations), Tata Steel Kalinganagar, Krushna Chandra Nayak, District Education Officer (DEO), Jajpur, Bhagabat Mishra, Member, Zila Parishad , Mrs. Jharana Sethy, Sarpanch, Jamadhara, Biren Ramesh Bhuta, Chief, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Tata Steel, Ambika Nanda, Head, CSR, Odisha & Arup Chakravorty of Jusco.
This is the fourth Model School which has been constructed by Tata Steel in Jajpur district.
The school has been constructed at an expenditure of nearly Rs 4.57 crore besides furnishing the classrooms. Built by Jamshedpur Utilities and Services Company (JUSCO), a fully owned subsidiary of Tata Steel, the two-storey school building is spread across 25,000 square feet built up area.Speaking on the occasion,Rajiv Kumar said:“It has been Tata Steel’s sustained endeavour to contribute positively to the quality of life of the communityJajpur Collector Ranjan Kumar Das, said: “I appreciate this initiative of Tata steel for construction of Model Schools in the state. Tata Steel has extended its support for construction of Model Schools in the state,To make quality infrastructure available to students in far-flung areas of Odisha, Tata Steel has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Odisha to construct 30 Model Schools across the state