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Sterlite Copper Organises Elocution & Skit Competition for School Students.

Thoothukudi:As part of 45th National Safety Day Celebration, Sterlite Copper organised Elocution & Skit Competition for students of Thoothukudi district studying from 9 th Standard to 12th Standard here on 26.02.2015 at Thoothukudi. The objective of the program is to provide opportunity to bring out the latent innate talent of the students.

More than 300 students from 25 Schools in Thoothukudi district participated in the event. The theme for this event is Industrial Safety. The topics for the elocution are ‘Industrial Safety is vital for national growth’, ‘Role of industrial safety in school education’ and ‘Role of individual in avoiding industrial accident’.

The top three winners of Elocution Competition are K. Azhagulakshmi from APC Veerabhagu Higher Secondary School, K. Lavanya from Subbiah Vidyalayam Girls Higher Secondary School and Brigina from Holy Cross Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School. In Skit Competition, the team of students from Adhithanar School, M.Sri Murugan, S.Dixon Deva, P.Saravana Kumar, J.Antony Vijay and M.Sudhan, the team of students from BMC School, Sivapriya, Ashwini, S. Mari Selvi, M. Chithra and G. Harini Shruthi and the team of students from Good Shephered School, S. Sri Mano, A.R. Jabesh, B. Bebin Magilamilan, S.Muthu Raja and N. Martin were the top three winners.

Top three winners in the Elocution Competition received Rs 3000, Rs 2000 and Rs 1000 while the Skit Competition team winners received Rs 5000, Rs 3000 and Rs 2000 respectively. In addition to this, 5 consolation prizes worth Rs 500 each were given to the students in both the competition.

Ms Ulagammal, Rtd. from Port Trust School & Grand Daughter of the great Mr V.O.Chidhambaranar and Mr. M Kumaravendhan, Chief Sustainability Officer & Head – Safety & Environment, Sterlite Copper distributed the prizes to the winners. Sterlite Copper Officials Dr R Kailasam, Chief Medical Officer & Head CSR and Mr Sandeep K Acharya, Head – Safety 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

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