Chennai, December 14, 2023: In the wake of the devastating cyclonic storm Michaung that lashed Chennai, causing major flooding and significant damage to the city and its outskirts, Sterlite Copper, has swiftly taken action to aid the affected communities.
Committed to its mission of Transforming the Community for good, Sterlite Copper mobilised its resources to support the victims of Cyclone Michaung. Dedicated teams were deployed to the severely affected areas of Kargil Nagar, Thiruvottiyur and Athipattu Pudunagar. These teams worked tirelessly to provide crucial flood relief materials to those in need.
The support efforts, valued at ₹1 crore, included essentials such food supplies, clean drinking water, blankets, and hygiene kits, and other essentials necessary for the well-being of those affected by the calamity to ensure timely and effective assistance to those in need.
Sterlite Copper’s relief camp in the aforementioned areas, successfully reached out to over 4000 victims. The primary focus was on ensuring that the most vulnerable sections of the community, including children, elderly individuals, and those with special needs, received the support they required during this challenging time.
Ms. Sumathi A, Chief Operating Officer – Sterlite Copper, expressed the company’s deep concern for the well-being of the affected communities, stating, “Our hearts go out to all those who have been impacted by Cyclone Michaung. Sterlite Copper is firmly committed to standing for the state of Tamil Nadu and Tamil communities in times of need. Our relief efforts are aimed at providing immediate assistance to the affected residents and helping them rebuild their lives”
Sterlite Copper remains dedicated to actively participating in the recovery and reconstruction process, working closely with local authorities to ensure a comprehensive and sustained effort towards rebuilding the affected areas.
About Sterlite Copper:
Vedanta is a $30bn revenue and $10bn in profit organization and further plans to invest $20bn in 4-5 years’ time in the expansion of their brownfield some green field capacity of oil & gas, renewable energy, display glass, semiconductors, mining and smelting
‘Sterlite Copper’, a unit of Vedanta Limited, is one of the leading copper producers in India. Sterlite Copper has units at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu & Silvassa in the Unit Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Fujairah Gold at UAE and Nickel Business at Goa, India. The operations includes a 4,00,000 MT per annum Copper Smelter with Refinery, Sulphuric and Phosphoric Acid plants and Copper plant at Tuticorin in Southern India and a Refinery and two Copper Rod Plants at Silvassa in Western India. At Fujairah Gold, we operate a Continuous Cast Rod Plant with an annual capacity of 1,00,000 MT and Precious Metal Refinery with an annual capacity of 50 MT of Gold, 120 MT of Silver. At Nickel Business Goa, we operate a Nickel metal and sulphate production unit having capacity of 7,000mt MIC per annum.