Sangita Jindal

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Sangita Jindal
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Ms. Sangita Jindal
Born1962
Kolkata, India
OccupationChairperson - JSW Foundation
Spouse(s)Sajjan Jindal
ChildrenParth Jindal , Tanvi Shete, Tarni Handa
Parent(s)Kailash Kumar Kanoria, Urmila Kanoria[1]
Website[12]

Sangita Jindal is the Chairman of the JSW Foundation,[2] which drives social development projects within the JSW Group. She also leads Jindal Arts Centre[3] which promotes interdisciplinary arts activity, in India. JSW Foundation has also won the Golden Peacock Award for CSR[clarification needed] in 2009.[4]

She is married to Sajjan Jindal and they have three children.

Biography[edit]

She was born in Calcutta (now Kolkata) on 30 August 1962 to Kailash Kumar Kanoria and Urmila Kanoria. She has one sibling Saket Kanoria. She completed her education at St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad.

Career[edit]

At JSW Foundation she tries to improve the quality of life of people by empowering them and by supporting sustainable scalable solutions. She also engages in philanthropic work, including vocational training and partnerships and alliances with institutions, holistic development for the mentally challenged, and the empowerment of women through a rural BPO,[clarification needed][5] infant and maternal health initiative called Mission Hazaar Campaign adopted by Ministry of Women and Child Development under the "Beti Padhao, Beti Bachao"campaign[6]

She has been working towards the protection of the environment and to the institutionalization of Earth Care Awards.[7]

Through JSW Foundation she has contributed towards conservation and restoration of the interiors of Sir J.J. School of Arts.[8]

An Eisenhower Fellow, she is an advisor for TEDx Gateway.[9] She was invited to chair the UN Women's Empowerment Principles Initiative in India.[10]

She is also awarded the Women Philanthropist Award by FICCI.[clarification needed][11]

She was also the chairperson of the Kala Ghoda Festival from 2000-2003.[12]

She has created the Hampi Foundation that has undertaken conservation work at three temples in Hampi.[13][14]

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  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-12-11. Retrieved 2015-11-02.
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  5. ^ rural BPO
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  7. ^ Earth Care Awards
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