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Sterlite observes Road Safety Week

Sterlite Industries India Limited (SIIL) is the principal subsidiary of Vedanta Resources plc, a diversified and integrated FTSE 100 metals and mining company, with principal operations located in India and Australia.

TUTICORIN, India - Jan. 13, 2014 - PRLog -- Thoothukudi:Sterlite Copper organised a general medical camp and an eye camp for truck drivers as part of 25st Road Safety Week celebration here on Saturday.

Sterlite Copper in association with Regional Transport Office, Tuticorin observed Road Safety Week by organising general medical camp and an eye camp for the truck drivers at the truck parking yard near Sterlite Copper in Milavittan.  To improve the road safety awareness of the drivers, several competitions including ‘on-the-spot’ quiz were conducted.  The winners of the competitions were felicitated at the meeting.   More than 200 drivers benefited through the medical and eye camps also. Free spectacles and medicines were also distributed during the camps.

Mr.D.Dhanavel, Head – Commercial, Sterlite Copper welcomed the gathering and reiterated the importance of road safety.  Mr.B.Narayanan, Deputy Superintendent of Police - Rural and Mr.P. Krishnan, Inspector SIPCOT Station also participated in the function which was presided over by Mr.Thangavel, Regional Transport Officer, Thoothukudi.

Speaking at the function, Mr.Thangavel insisted that drivers should be educated on the need to follow traffic rules strictly and road discipline in order to ensure their own safety and the safety of other road users.

Mr.B.Narayanan appealed to the truck drivers to strictly adhere to the road safety norms.

Dr.R.Kailasam, Chief Medical Officer, Sterlite Copper and Mr.Lionel Raj, Chief Doctor, Agarwal Eye Hospital also addressed the gathering regarding the health and hygiene aspects.

In his valedictory address, Mr.P.P.Markhs, Head - Logistics, Sterlite Copper, reiterated the various safety related measures taken by Sterlite Copper and thanked the Chief guest and the Police officials for their presence.

Photo Cut Line: Mr.Thangavel, Regional Transport Officer distributing prizes to the winners of road safety week celebrations organised by Sterlite Copper

For further information contact:


Head – Community Relations, Sterlite Copper – 0461 4242926 / 8220054110

Sterlite Industries India Limited
+91 4612340203

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