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Sterlite Copper distributes Mobility Aids to Differently Abled Persons

Thoothukudi, Mar 27: Sterlite Copper distributed mobility aids to persons with disabilities in a function held at Lucia Centre for the physically challenged here on Sunday.

Mr Anup Agarwal, Chief Financial Officer, Sterlite Copper and Mr P Divakaran, Head – Operations & Engineering Services, Sterlite Copper distributed the mobility aids to 137 differently-abled people in the presence of Rev. Fr. Clarence Dinesh, Director, Lucia Society, Thoothukudi and Dr S Sunder, Chairman, Freedom Trust, Chennai. The devices included wheelchairs, crutches, artificial limbs and other mobility aids

“The aim has always been to go beyond mere Corporate Social Responsibility to understand the real needs and genuine concerns of the people and provide the necessary stimulus to not only address these issues but ensure social involvement, acceptability and sustainability,” said Mr Anup Agarwal. He also added that more than 2.5 lakh people are getting impacted by Sterlite Copper’s community welfare initiatives every year in and around Thoothukudi.

Dr R Kailasam, Head CSR & Chief Medical Officer, Sterlite Copper and Mr M Esakkiappan, Head Public Relations, Sterlite Copper were present during the event.

About Vedanta Limited (Formerly Sesa Sterlite Ltd. /Sesa Goa 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 a presence across India, South Africa, Namibia, Ireland, Australia, Liberia and Sri Lanka.

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.

For further information, please contact:

M Esakkiappan

Head – Public Relations
Vedanta Limited (Sterlite Copper – Tuticorin Division)
Tel: +91 461 424 2953
Mob.: +91 82200 54113

P Suriyaprakash

Manager – Public Relations
Public Relations Officer
Mob.: +91 82200 541140


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