What are you looking for?

Sterlite Copper Logo

Sterlite Copper organises ‘Colours’ drawing competition for School students

Thoothukudi: Sterlite Copper organised 4th edition of ‘Colours’, a drawing competition for students of Thoothukudi district studying from 1st Standard to 12th Standard here on 31.01.2015 at The Vikasa School, Millerpuram, Thoothukudi. The objective of Colours is to provide opportunity to bring out the latent innate talent of the students.

Sterlite Copper conducts ‘Colours’ every year to provide a quality creative platform to students on continuous basis. This year, more than 2500 students from the district participated in the event under five categories. Different themes were given to different category of student. The themes for this event are aligned with India’s Prime Minister Vision viz. Swachh Bharat, Renewable Energy and Digital India. The event was inaugurated by Capt. Sonica Muraleedharan, Head Human Resources and Dr R Kailasam, Chief Medical Officer & Head CSR of Sterlite Copper

The first category included students between first and third standard and the theme given to them was ‘The Nature’. Selva Linga Yuvanthika from Vikasa School, P Janessa Mabel from Holy Cross Anglo Indian School and Hamilton Kevin, Vikasa School were the top three winners respectively.

In second category, the students included fourth and fifth standard and the theme given to them was ‘My Happiness’. Niranjana Nayagi from Holy Cross Anglo Indian School, Muthu Devi from Vikasa School and Sri Devi from Holy Cross Anglo Indian School were the top three winners.

The third category included students between sixth and eighth standard and the theme given to them was ‘Swachh Bharat’. M.Arunaselvam from St. Francis Xavier Higher Secondary School, A.Keerthana Devi from Kamalavathi Higher Secondary School and B.Raja Kishanth from St. Lasalle Higher Secondary School were the top three winners.

The third category included students between sixth and eighth standard and the theme given to them was ‘Swachh Bharat’. M.Arunaselvam from St. Francis Xavier Higher Secondary School, A.Keerthana Devi from Kamalavathi Higher Secondary School and B.Raja Kishanth from St. Lasalle Higher Secondary School were the top three winners.

In fourth category, the students included nineth and tenth standard and the theme given to them was ‘Renewable Energy’. M.Sathish Kumar from St. Lasalle Higher Secondary School, Maurya Vidyavathi from BMC School and S.Wilfred Joyce Roche from Good Shepherd Model School were the top three winners.

The fifth category included students between eleventh and twelfth standard and the theme given to them was ‘Digital India’. M.Jothika from Subbaiah Vidyalayam Girls Higher Secondary School, M.Ajith Kumar, St. Mary’s Boys Higher Secondary School and A.Yesmitha Devi, Kamalavathi Higher Secondary School took honours.

The winners were awarded with medals and cash prizes worth Rs. 1 Lakh in total. Top three winners in the first category received Rs 4000, Rs 3000 and Rs 2000 while the second category winners received Rs 5000, Rs 3000 and Rs 2000, third category winners received Rs 6000, Rs 5000 and Rs 3000, fourth category winners received Rs 8000, Rs 6000 and Rs 4000 and the fifth category winners received Rs 10,000, Rs 8000 and Rs 6000 respectively. In addition to this, 10 consolation prizes worth Rs 500 each were given to the students under each category.

Chief Guest Mr Ashwin M Kotnis, IAS, Superintendent of Police, Thoothukudi District and Mr P.Ramnath, Chief Executive Officer, Sterlite Copper distributed the prizes to the winners.

Mr Ashwin M Kotnis appreciated Sterlite Copper efforts for executing various community welfare activities in Thoothukudi. While addressing the chief guest address, he told that the participation is more important than the winning and congratulated the winners and participants of Colours. Mr P.Ramnath presided over the programme and listed out various initiatives taken by Sterlite Copper in facilitating overall social development of Thoothukudi particularly promotion of sports and education.

Mr. Velsankar, Chairman, Vikasa School, Mr. Naveen Kumar Charles, Principal, Vikasa School, Mr D Dhanavel, Head Commercial and Asset Optimization, Mr I Rajasekhar, Head Business Excellence & CCR, Mr N Hariharan, Head Logistics and Mr M Esakkiappan, Head Public Relations were present for the event.

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
m.esakkiappan@vedanta.co.in

P Suriyaprakash

Manager – Public Relations
Public Relations Officer
Mob.: +91 82200 54110
p.suriyaprakash@vedanta.co.in

Disclaimer

This press release contains “forward-looking statements” – that is, statements related to future, not past, events. In this context, forward-looking statements often address our expected future business and financial performance, and often contain words such as “expects,” “anticipates,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “seeks,” “should” or “will.” Forward–looking statements by their nature address matters that are, to different degrees, uncertain. For us, uncertainties arise from the behaviour of financial and metals markets including the London Metal Exchange, fluctuations in interest and or exchange rates and Vedanta 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.vedantalimited.com Registered Office: 1st Floor, ‘C’ wing, Unit 103, Corporate Avenue, Atul Projects, Chakala, Andheri (E), Mumbai, (Maharashtra) – 400 093. CIN: L13209MH1965PLC291394 metal prices; from future integration of acquired businesses; and from numerous other matters of national, regional and global scale, including those of a political, economic, business, competitive or regulatory nature. These uncertainties may cause our actual future results to be materially different that those expressed in our forward-looking statements. We do not undertake to update our forward-looking statements.

Visually Impaired: 133 Hearing Impaired: 57 Color Blindness: 239