Thoothukudi: Sterlite Copper has conducted Sterlite Scholarship Distribution Ceremony 2015 in the company premises on 22 nd August, 2015. An amount of Rs. 4.20 Lakh was presented to the 75 students during the event as higher educational scholarship. Mr Pankaj Kumar, Chief Operating Officer, Sterlite Copper presented the scholarship to the students.
Sterlite has provided meritorious scholarship to the children of the employees and service providers of 10th and 12th standard who secured 90% and above in the board exams for the academic year 2014 – 15.
Scholarship has also been provided to the needy students from nearby community. This is done to enable higher education for the economically backward households. The beneficiaries include students from school education to students studying MBBS, BE, B.Com, B.Sc. and CA.
As part of the community welfare initiatives, Sterlite supports students to pursue higher education every year. Sterlite’s other initiatives to promote education include presenting Scholastic Excellence Awards to district toppers, Ilam Mottukal Project for 6840 girl students in 77 schools to reduce school drop outs and improving infrastructure in schools.
Sterlite Copper Officials Mr D Dhanavel, AVP – Commercial, Mr Suresh Bose, AVP – HR, Capt. Sonica Muraleedharan, AGM – HR and Dr R Kailasam, Head CSR & Chief Medical Officer were also present for the event.
Photo Cut-Line: Mr Pankaj Kumar, Chief Operating Officer, Sterlite Copper presented the scholarship to one of the beneficiaries.
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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