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Sterliet Copper celebrates VAN MAHOTSAV 2017.

Thoothukudi, 13 July 2017:Today, Sterlite Copper celebrated “Van Mahotsav” at its premises. Shri. Sundar Ramanathan, Joint Director, MoEF & CC, Chennai inaugurated the mass plantation drive along with Mr. P. Subbiah, AGM-Environment, Dr. R. Kailasam, Head-CSR, M Kumaravendhan, GM – Sustaining Projects and Mr. K. Kathiresan, Head- TPP. More than 100 employees from Sterlite Copper also took part in this event and planted 520 different species of saplings. While addressing the gathering Shri. Sundar Ramanathan emphasized on the importance of plantation drive and the objective of Govt. of India to protect the existing forest. He also mentioned about the importance to preserve the indigenous species of trees through this plantation drive and appreciated Sterlite Copper for organizing this event.

“Van Mahotsav” celebrated as Festival of Trees started in the year 1950 by Hon’ble Union minister for agriculture and food Shri. K. M. Munshi to create enthusiasm among masses for forest conservation and planting trees. This festival was later continued as a celebration in every year by different states under the aegis of MoEF and in partnership with other agencies like Forests Dept, NGOs etc. This year, MoEF & CC has initiated this mass plantation drive in Tuticorin with Sterlite Copper.

Photo Cut: Plantation drive inaugurated by Shri. Sundar Ramanathan, Joint Director, MoEF & CC, Chennai.

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

Jijo Mathew

Manager – Public Relations
Vedanta Limited (Sterlite Copper – Tuticorin Division)
Tel: +91 461 424 2940
Mob.: +91 82200 54114


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