Barbil: A giant-size monumental national flag was hoisted at Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL)’s pellet plant here in Keonjhar district. The tricolour was unfurled by Executive Director (M&M) of JSPL Ashish Kumar atop 100ft mast in the presence of other officials and employees of the company.
Speaking on the occasion, the Executive Director Ashish Kumar said, “I am extremely elated that a monumental flag has been installed here. I am sure the tricolour will keep on instilling a sense of patriotism and inspire everyone to dedicate themselves towards serving the nation”.
This is the third monumental flag in Odisha under the umbrella of the Flag Foundation of India (FFI), after one each at JSPL’s Angul plant and Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) in Bhubaneswar.
The 100ft height mast with 30ftX20ft flag has been established by FFI. With this, the number of monumental flags hoisted by FFI in India has increased to 68.
The monumental flag is made of knitted polyester fabric called ‘Deneir Polyester’. The Chakra of the flag is printed by using a specialized printing process.