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Sterlite organises Inter-School Competition for girl children
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.
Sterlite Copper in association with Naandi Foundation conducted the inter-school competition called ‘TALHUNT’, where nearly 1500 children from 72 different schools participated in the competition. Events such as blasting the balloons, frog race, rhyme singing, filling water in the bottle, obeying the order (listening skill), storytelling, 200m running race, lemon race, memory game, essay writing, ball in the bucket, skipping, spellbee, shot put, dance and speech competitions were organised. The purpose of these events was to provide a platform for the girl children to showcase their hidden talents.
The event was conducted as a part of Ilam Mottukal Project launched by Sterlite in July 2012 with an objective to ensure that every girl child is provided with quality school education to realise their fullest potential. For the project, Sterlite Copper has allotted Rs 1.4 crore and will support the education of 5035 girl children from 72 Government schools in Tuticorin. Additional academic, material and moral support for the children are the key components of the programme.
Mrs A. Sumathi, Head- Health, Safety and Environment, Sterlite copper participated as the chief guest of the programme and distributed the prizes to the winners. “The main objective of the programme is to provide opportunity for the students to exhibit their skills,” said Mrs.A.Sumathi. She also listed out the various initiatives being carried out by Sterlite for the benefit of students in Thoothukudi.
Photo Cut-Line: Mrs.A.Sumathi, Head – Health, Safety and Environment, Sterlite Copper distributing the prizes to the winners of the inter-school competition organised by Sterlite Copper at RC School, Threspuram.
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About Sterlite Industries
Sterlite Industries is India's largest non-ferrous metals and mining company with interests and operations in aluminium, copper and zinc and lead. It is a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources plc, a London-based diversified FTSE 100 metals and mining group. Sterlite Industries' main operating subsidiaries are Hindustan Zinc Limited for its zinc and lead operations; Copper Mines of Tasmania Pty Limited for its copper operations in Australia; and Bharat Aluminium Company Limited for its aluminium operations. The company operates its own copper operations in India. The company has entered the commercial energy generation business and is in the process of setting up a 2,400MW independent power plant through its wholly owned subsidiary, Sterlite Energy Limited. Sterlite Industries is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange in India and the New York Stock Exchange in the United States.
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