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Vedanta’s Sterlite Copper Comes to the Rescue of Tamil Nadu Flood Victims

Rehabilitates 100 families in Mudukkukadu; Distributes 42,000 Food Packets Across Relief Camps

Dec 17, 2015   16:00 IST 
New Delhi, Delhi, India

Sterlite Copper, a business unit of India’s only diversified Commodities Company, Vedanta Limited has been extensively engaged in distribution of flood relief materials to rehabilitate the affected communities in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu.


The company provided bedding and cooking utensils worth INR 1,000 to each family that was afflicted by the inundated rains. Until now, Sterlite Copper’s activities have touched 100 families in Mudukkukadu village. Mr. Pradeep Nair, General Manager, Sterlite Copper distributed relief requisites in the presence of the Corporation Ward Councilor, Ms. Jeyaselvaraj.


As an immediate measure, the company distributed 42,000 food packets across flood relief camps in the state. Meanwhile, Sterlite Copper’s mobile medical team ‘Health on Wheels’ conducted free medical camps that benefitted 448 individuals across Tuticorin. 


“We pledge our unwavering support to the people of Tamil Nadu at this time of natural disaster. Sterlite Copper is committed to cater to the needs of communities and we have extended every possible effort to the affected and displaced communities to minimize the impact of these floods. Our team has undertaken extensive relief work especially at Tuticorin,” said Mr. P Ramnath, CEO, Sterlite Copper.


As a responsible corporate citizen, Sterlite Copper is committed to work with the local district administration in extending all the possible help and relief measures to rehabilitate the affected community. The company has always been in the forefront of social initiatives benefitting communities through education, health, women empowerment, livelihood, agriculture and infrastructure development.



About Vedanta Limited (Formerly Sesa Sterlite 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, formerly Sesa Sterlite Ltd. 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. 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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