Anil Agarwal’s Vedanta Contributes Rs. 73,486 Cr to Exchequer in FY 2023
The company's increasing contribution to the public exchequer stems from the value addition by various business segments across their respective value chain and multiple hierarchies of the business cycle.
This financial demonstration strengthens Vedanta Limited’s standing as a significant contributor to India’s economic framework, as it continues to surge forward in its corporate responsibility endeavors.
NEW DELHI (India CSR Exclusive): Mining magnate Anil Agarwal’s Vedanta Limited has significantly bolstered its contribution to the public exchequer, achieving an all-time high of Rs. 73,486 crores in the fiscal year 2023. This represents a substantial increase over the previous years, reaffirming Vedanta’s commitment to supporting the national economy.
The robust contribution marks an increase of nearly 36% over the Rs. 54,165 crores donated during FY 2021-22.
Notably, in the FY 2020-21, the contribution stood at Rs. 34,562 crores, indicating a significant upward trend in Vedanta’s yearly payments.
Vedanta’s contributions, which encompass Corporate Income taxes, royalties, and profit petroleum, among others, make up approximately 41% of its total turnover for the year.
The company has also managed to maintain a strong double-digit return on capital employed, clocking in at 21%.
These significant figures are attributed to the value addition across various business segments and multiple hierarchies of the business cycle.
In FY 2023, Vedanta Limited reported a robust return on capital employed (ROCE) of 21%. This suggests a high level of efficiency at turning capital investment into profit.
Vedanta Limited’s contribution to the public exchequer saw a significant increase over three fiscal years, moving from Rs. 34,562 crores in FY 2020-21 to Rs. 73,486 crores in FY 2023. This represents an increase of 112.6%.
Supported by a sustainable and integrated business model, Vedanta Limited delivered exceptional results, delighting its stakeholders and generating substantial value throughout the year. The company’s strong focus on sustainability, coupled with its ability to add value across multiple hierarchies of the business cycle and respective value chains, played a pivotal role in achieving this significant milestone.
Chairman Anil Agarwal expressed his satisfaction with the company’s performance, highlighting the success of their sustainability-focused approach and integrated business model. He emphasized the positive impact Vedanta Limited has made on various environmental, social, and governance (ESG) commitments, as well as their efforts to expand capacities and enhance their portfolio of value-added products in line with global trends and India’s journey towards self-reliance.
This exceptional achievement positions Vedanta Limited ideally to capitalize on emerging opportunities and drive the next phase of sustainable and predictable growth, even through economic cycles. With a steadfast commitment to maximizing stakeholder value, Vedanta Limited not only declared the highest-ever dividend of Rs. 101.5 per share to its shareholders but also made an unprecedented contribution to the exchequer.
Vedanta Limited’s record-breaking contribution to the exchequer reflects the company’s robust financial performance and its ability to generate significant returns on capital employed. With a double-digit return on capital employed standing at an impressive 21%, Vedanta Limited continues to demonstrate its financial strength and commitment to creating value for its shareholders and the broader economy.
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