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Sterlite sponsors sewing machines to hearing and speech impaired girls
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.
On behalf of Sterlite Copper Col.S.Krishnan, General Manager – Admin & Security handed over the sewing machines to the students in an event organised at Father Augustine Pereira Community College. This will help them to set up their own production unit.
The company has spent Rs 77,000 for sponsoring the same. The students have been trained by Sterlite in fashion designing under Coastal Livelihood Project (CLP). After setting up the unit, the students will be able to earn Rs 4500 per head every month.
Sterlite is training 250 youth of Tuticorin every year under CLP in which 8 different trades are taught and make them employable. Sterlite is spending Rs 14 lakh for the project annually.
Mr.R.Rajasekarapandy, Head – Corporate Social Responsibility, Sterlite Copper was also present during the event.
Photo Cut-Line: Col.S.Krishnan, General Manager – Admin & Security, Sterlite Copper handing over sewing machines to differently abled students in Tuticorin.