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Sterlite Copper distributes Mobility Aids to 300 differently – abled people

  • Beneficiaries identified through a comprehensive screening process
  • Project has provided mobility aids to 300 differently-abled people in the past 3 years

Thoothukudi, March 12, 2018: Sterlite Copper, one of India’s largest copper manufacturers, yesterday distributed mobility aids to 80 differently abled individuals, in a function held at APC Mahalakshmi College, Thoothukudi.

The beneficiaries were identified after a comprehensive screening conducted on 23rd January 2018 in association with Dr Sunder, physiatrist and his team from Freedom Trust, Chennai.

Mr N.S Pradeep, Associate General Manager, Finance was present as the Chief Guest at the program along with Thiru. A.P.C.V. Chockalingam, President and Dr.R.C. Vasuki, Principal A.P.C Mahalaxmi College for Women. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Pradeep shared “ Sterlite Copper has constantly focused on empowering all members of our neighbouring communities. The mobility aids distribution camp thus presents an opportunity for us to support the differently abled and enable them to live life to the fullest. It is my hope and belief that with our support, they will be able to continue living life on their terms.”

This year’s initiative, has given a fresh opportunity close to 400 differently abled people to live an independent and dignified life. Sterlite Copper has constantly focused on empowering all members of its neighbouring communities. The company’s CSR programs are prevalent in the areas of education, skill development, healthcare and woman & child development. They are designed to address the needs of men, women and children from all sections of society.

About Vedanta Limited

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
m.esakkiappan@vedanta.co.in

Jijo Mathew

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

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