Vedanta employees volunteer to work at and contribute for Kerala flood relief camps
~Company matches the employees’ contribution and assures support for the state~
10th September 2018, New Delhi:
Vedanta employees from multiple teams have been assisting in the process of rehabilitation of the affected. They have been contributing through various means towards efforts at returning normalcy to the state. They have till date distributed over ten tons of relief materials to the state of Kerala. After understanding the needs of those affected by the floods, Vedanta volunteers accumulated basic necessities like groceries, clothing, sanitary products for men and women, basic medicines and drinking water from in and around Thoothukudi. Employees packaged the products into easily distributable relief kits. All the material was then loaded from the Vedanta’s township, Tamara –I, and was delivered to the Adoor collection centre at Pathanamthitta –one of the worst affected areas in Kerala. The volunteers helped unload and arrange the products at the collection centre for distribution.
Speaking on the gesture and assuring Vedanta’s continual support to the people of Kerala, Mr. P Ramnath, CEO Sterlite Copper said, “Vedanta is committed to helping its fellow countrymen in this time of need. As a company, we are committed to making a positive change to the society around us. The welfare of the people has always been a key factor in our operations. We are proud to see our employees reflect the same ethos, especially in response to such crisis. We will all continue to support the people of Kerala throughthis difficult time.”
As a responsible corporate, Vedanta and its subsidiaries have been working closely with communities across their locations on multiple development initiatives, including providing scholarships for underprivileged students, free health check-ups and treatments, providing access to clean drinking water, supporting women self-help groups, skill training camps for the youth and public infrastructure development in and around its factories.
About Vedanta Ltd:
Vedanta Limited (Vedanta Ltd) is a diversified natural resources company, whose business primarily involves exploring and processing minerals and oil & gas. The Company produces oil & gas, zinc, lead, silver, copper, iron ore, aluminium and commercial power and has presence acrossIndia, South Africa, Namibia, Australia and Ireland
Vedanta Ltd is the Indian subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Plc, a London-listed company. Sustainable Development is at the core of Vedanta's strategy, with a strong focus on health, safety and environment and on enhancing the lives of local communities.Vedanta Ltd is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange in India, and has ADRs listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
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