Jharsuguda: Vedanta Limited Jharsuguda bagged the prestigious Kalinga CSR Award for its significant contributions in rural development across the periphery villages of Vedanta’s Jharsuguda Operation. The Institute of Quality and Environmental Management Service (IQEMS) has instituted Kalinga CSR Award to recognize the outstanding contributions made by organizations in the field of CSR in the State of Odisha. This year Vedanta Jharsuguda adjudged for its remarkable efforts in the field of community education for its unique projects like Vedanta Vidyathi Vikas Yojana(VVVY).
Vedanta’s CSR footmarks in the field of livelihood, health, infrastructure and education was lauded by the award committee. Vedanta’s CSR project covers 64 villages in its periphery, benefitting 1.13 Lakhs people so far through its various initiatives.
In the award ceremony conducted at the New Marion Hotel, Bhubaneswar on 20th May 2017 by IQEMS, Mr. Manoj Panda, AGM Corporate Affairs Vedanta Limited along with Corporate Communication Team members Mrs. Shazia Rahman and Mr. Chirag Kumar Vegad received the coveted award from the Chief Guest of the occasion Mr T.K. Chand, CMD Nalco and Mr Vinod Kumar, IFS(Retd.).