Sterlite Copper Launches Successive Fifth Year ‘Ilam Mottukal’ Project
India CSR News Network
Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu): Sterlite Copper, a unit of Vedanta Limited, commenced the successive fifth year of ‘Ilam Mottukal’ Project in a function held at TNDTA Primary School, Puthiamputhur on June 6, 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.
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.
Jesurajan Selvakumar, Assitant Elementary Officer, Ottapidaram, Ponraj, President, Puthiamputhur, 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.
Vedanta Limited is a diversified natural resources company, whose business primarily involves producing oil and gas, zinc – lead – silver, copper, iron ore, aluminium and commercial power. The company has a presence across India, South Africa, Namibia, Australia and Ireland.
Vedanta Limited is the Indian subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Plc, a London-listed company. Governance and Sustainable Development are at the core of Vedanta’s strategy, with a strong focus on health, safety and environment and on enhancing the lives of local communities. The company is conferred with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) ‘Sustainable Plus Platinum Label’, ranking among the top 10 most sustainable companies in India
Vedanta Limited is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange in India and has ADRs listed on the New York Stock Exchange.