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Sterlite Copper Honours District Toppers with‘Sterlite Scholastic Excellence Awards’

  • Certificates to 53 Toppers from 32 varied schools in Thoothukudi District

Thoothukudi, June 05, 2016: Sterlite Copper, a unit of Vedanta Limited has awarded to 53 toppers across 32 schools in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu under its marquee ‘Sterlite Scholastic Excellence Awards’ programme held today at Subbiah Vidyalayam Girls Higher Secondary School, Thoothukudi.

Committed to the empowerment of communities around its operations, these awards are a continuance of company’s pledge to nation-building through the youth of the country.

This is the seventeenth edition of ‘Sterlite Scholastic Excellence Awards’ for the Thoothukudi district toppers in Std X and XII of Government, General and Corporation schools.

Padma Shri Dr Mylswamy Annadurai, Director, ISRO Satellite Centre, Bengaluru presented the certificates and the cash awards to the meritorious students and schools in the presence of Mr Anshu Goel, Business Head – Copper and Precious Metal, Sterlite Copper and Mr M Ramakrishnan, Chief Educational Officer, Thoothukudi.

Padma Shri Dr Mylswamy Annadurai kick started the successive fifth year of ‘Ilam Mottukal’ Project by distributing an education kit to 17 girl students.

Speaking on the delightful occasion, Padma Shri Dr Mylswamy Annadurai said, “I appreciate the efforts taken by Sterlite Copper to motivate underprivileged children to go for higher education and congrats to the awardees on their achievement. Continue to keep up the spirit at all times in your life.”

District toppers were presented merit certificates and cash award based on their first, second and third position. Nine students from Std XII and Twenty Three students from Std X received the awards. For Std XII toppers, the first position awardees received INR 25,000, while the second place holders received INR 15,000 followed by INR 10,000 for the third positions. The Std X toppers received INR 10,000, INR 7,500 and 5,000 respectively.

Dr C. Veerabagu, Principal, VOC College, Mr Selvaraj, Advisor, Subbiah Vidyalayam Girls Higher Secondary School, Sterlite Copper Officials Mr Dhanavel, Head Commercial, Capt. Sonica Muraleedharan, Head HR, Dr R Kailasam, Chief Medical Officer and Head CSR, Other Officials of Vedanta Limited (Formerly known as Sesa Sterlite Limited/Sesa Goa Limited) Sterlite Copper: SIPCOT Industrial Complex, Madurai Bypass Road, Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu) – 628 002 T +91-461 424 2591 F +91-461 424 2829 | Website: www.sesasterlite.com Registered Office: Sesa Ghor, 20 EDC Complex, Patto, Panaji (Goa) – 403 001 CIN: L13209GA1965PLC000044 Sterlite Copper, community members and parents of the awardees were also present during the occasion.

Sterlite Copper has distributed fruit saplings to the guests, community members, students and their parents as part of World Environment Day Celebration.

Cut Line:Padma Shri Dr Mylswamy Annadurai is presenting the certificates and the cash awards to the district toppers of Thoothukudi District.

About Vedanta Limited (Formerly Sesa Sterlite 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 more information please log on to www.vedantalimited.com

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

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