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Sterlite Copper signs MOU with V.O. Chidambaram College.

  • Company aims to promote employability through skill development
  • Syllabus developed in consultation with industry experts

Thoothukudi, February 7, 2018: Sterlite Copper signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the V.O. Chidambaram College today, committing to continue conducting highquality training programs for its students. Reiterating its commitment towards the longterm development of the region and enhancing the local employment opportunities, the company has renewed the association for the second consecutive time.

This program is part of a larger Industry-Institute Partnership that aims to conduct joboriented diploma and certificate courses for college students. This program is open for second and third-year undergraduate students and postgraduate students in the Physics, Chemistry and Commerce branches, the training program will equip them with industryrelevant training in Spoken-English, technical skills, industrial training and safety.

Explaining the rationale behind the program, Capt. Sonica Muraleedharan. Head – Human Resources, Sterlite Copper, said, “Through this collaboration, Sterlite Copper seeks to address any gaps that may exist between the educational curriculum and industry expectations. Developed in consultation with leading experts, we are sure that this program will go a long way in making the students skilled, confident, and Industry-ready.” Mr. R. Muralikrishnan, General Manager – Operations, Sterlite Copper, Mr. Ramakrishnan, Associate Manager – HR and Ms. Vani Ranganathan, Associate Manager – HR were present at the signing ceremony.

Sterlite Copper has been actively promoting the areas of skill development and education by implementing learning programs in and around its area of operations. In FY2017, the company trained 613 students through its various skill development programs.

Photo Cut: Capt. Sonica Muraleedharan. Head – Human Resources, Sterlite Copper addressing the gathering

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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