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Sterlite Copper Launches Successive Fifth Year ‘Ilam Mottukal’ Project

Thoothukudi, June 6: Sterlite Copper commenced the successive fifth year of ‘Ilam Mottukal’ Project in a function held at TNDTA Primary School, Puthiamputhur today (06.06.2016) in partnership with ‘Humana People to People India’.

Ilam Mottukal Project is one of the key CSR initiatives of Sterlite Copper to improve the quality of education of the girl child in the Thoothukudi District. For this project, Sterlite Copper will support the education of 8030 girl children from 83 Government & Government Aided Primary and Middle Schools in Thoothukudi District this year. Mr Anup Agarwal, Chief Financial Officer, Sterlite Copper inaugurated the successive fifth year of ‘Ilam Mottukal’ Project by distributing an education kit to girl students in the TNDTA Primary School, Puthiamputhur

The additional academic, material, social and moral supports are the key components in the programme. Academic special classes will be conducted for two hours beyond school time which will help to bridge the learning gaps and enable children to reach their grade specific competency level in school. The classes will be conducted by 245 trained tutors selected within the community with the vision that they would be the local resource to act as friends and mentors to the children.

Mr Jesurajan Selvakumar, Assitant Elementary Officer, Ottapidaram, Mr Ponraj, President, Puthiamputhur, Mr Elmer, Head of Education, Humana People to People India, Dr R Kailasam, Chief Medical Officer & Head CSR, Sterlite Copper, Project Tutors and students were also present during the event.

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.

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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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