Vedanta Lanjigarh felicitates district toppers with Vedanta Gyanashree Award

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Bhawanipatna, Kalahandi district, Odisha: 20th January, 2020: Vedanta Limited, Aluminium & Power Business’ Lanjigarh alumina refinery has felicitated seven meritorious students this year of class 10th with the coveted “Vedanta Gyanshree Award” during the 24th Kalahandi Utsav Ghumura, held at Bhawanipatna. The students are Ms. Nishadevi Bhanja (Saraswati Vidya Mandir, Bhawanipatna), Roopesh Kumar Mandal (Saraswati Vidya Mandir, Mukhiguda), Lipsa Patra (DAV Vedanta International school, Lanjigarh), Anurag Joshi (Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Narla), Pritish Kumar Pradhan (Vimla Convent School, Bhawanipatna), Ujjwala Rout (Vimla Convent School, Bhawanipatna) and Mishra Majhi (Govt. SSD School, Lanjigarh) who are toppers in various boards such as Odisha board of secondary education, C.B.S.E., I.C.S.E and SSD schools in Kalahandi district.
Speaking on the program, Mr. Rakesh Mohan, Chief Operating Officer – Vedanta Limited, Lanjigarh unit said: “As a socially responsible organization, Vedanta believes in promoting quality education as the key to the growth and development in its community. Our community development initiatives aim to drive holistic transformation of Kalahandi and initiatives like the Vedanta Gyanashree Award, which incentivise academic excellence among students, are crucial to fostering a culture of education-first in the rural hinterlands of Kalahandi.”
Besides this, Vedanta had also put a corporate stall during the four-day event which gained a lot of attraction among the visitors in the event. Visitors praised community development efforts of Vedanta and its contribution towards development of the region.

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