Vedanta’s Iron & Steel business reaffirms commitment towards nation building on 75th independence day

Vedanta's Iron & Steel business reaffirms commitment towards nation building on 75th independence day

Vedanta’s Iron & Steel Business commemorated the occasion of 75th Independence Day at all operational locations across 7 states. The occasion was celebrated with great fervour and patriotism across, by hoisting of National Flag followed by cultural programs, various competition and engagement activities for all employees & their families, of Vedanta’s Iron & Steel Business. A weeklong celebration at Iron & Steel Business comprised of competition such as singing, painting, photography, dancing, writing/ poetry, sports/ yoga/ athlete through virtual platforms. Winners of the respective competitions were announced and awarded through virtual ceremony in the presence of Senior Management of Vedanta’s Iron & Steel Business. A special stand-up comedy show by Atul Khatri was organised for all the employees and their families.

The entire Vedanta, Iron & Steel team have pledged to contribute maximum towards ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ in line with larger goal of nation building through sustainable and responsible business practices with prime focus on holistic development of communities. As a part of launching of Vedanta’s special campaign that is ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat Ke Liye’, aimed at highlighting India’s remarkable journey of independence in the last 75 years and its onward quest towards achieving economic self-reliance, a special film titled ‘Hum Hindustani’ was screened at all the locations across Vedanta Group.

Mr. Sauvick Mazumdar CEO, Iron & Steel Sector, Vedanta Limited hoisted National flag at office in Panjim – Goa and said, “On the behalf of Vedanta’s Iron & Steel Sector, We salute our great freedom fighters and our brave soldiers for their selfless sacrifices for the nation. On behalf of Vedanta’s Iron & Steel Sector, I wish to express my sincere gratitude towards brave COVID frontline warriors for their selfless work to ensure the safety of all of us. On this occasion of 75th Independence Day, We as Vedanta’s Iron & Steel sector further strengthen our commitment towards nation building and reiterate our larger goal to be a key contributor towards #AatmanirbharBharat.”

Mr. Atul Khatri, renowned Indian stand- up comedian and You Tuber said “I am very happy to be a part of Independence Day celebration at Vedanta. I also commend ‘Hum Hindustani’ film released today, which is supported by Vedanta”

Vedanta group has not only been an enthusiastic partner in this journey over the past decades but is also committed to playing its role in India’s goal of becoming ‘Aatmanirbhar’. The natural resources sector holds the potential to contribute approx. $1 trillion in India’s drive to become self-reliant. On its part Vedanta’s businesses spanning across Aluminum, Zinc. Copper, Iron & Steel and Oil & Gas has been a significant contributor to nation building. It is the country’s largest producer of zinc, silver and aluminium and the largest private producer of oil and gas producing nearly one fourth of the domestic output. Vedanta has contributed Rs 2.74 lakh crore to the exchequer in the last ten years.