Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda celebrates 72nd Independence Day with great fervor and gaiety


Jharsuguda: The 72nd Independence Day was celebrated at Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda on a grand scale by our employees. The celebration kick-started with ceremonial march past by 400 of our strapping security personnel, followed by hoisting of the tricolor by Mr. Abhijit Pati, CEO – Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda. More than 500 employees, including senior management, employees and families, attended the ceremony. The highlight of the morning celebration was the felicitation ceremony for our security personnel, where 46 of them were acknowledged & appreciated by Mr. Pati for their extraordinary efforts. In his address Mr. Pati said, “This day is not only for remembering the martyrs who won us our freedom, but also for those billion people who have worked hard to build the India of today. In our own way, we contribute to this effort of nation building and we are extremely proud of it.”
On the occasion, our employees and CSR team reached out to nearly 3000 students from schools and Anganwadis, hailing from 19 of our peripheral villages, and celebrated the day with them. Mr. Jagdish Sahu, a ward member from Budula Village said, ‘I’m glad that we and our children celebrated this occasion with Vedanta employees. It was a joyous occasion and we celebrated it with great fervor.”
The celebration of Independence Day at Vedanta culminated in an enthralling cultural night where more than 600 employees and 150 ex-military & security personnel participated in amplifying the patriotic fervor through a beautiful cultural showcase. At Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda, we leave no stone unturned for cherishing days of national and cultural importance. We believe that celebrating it with our employees and community not only encourages solidarity and brotherhood amongst us, but also fosters the spirit of contributing to nation building and nationalism.