Sterlite Copper Distributes Free Educational Kits To Girl Students
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.
Tuticorin (I-Newswire) October 26, 2012 - Thoothukudi: Sterlite Copper distributed free educational kits to 5035 girl children in a function organised at RC Primary School here on Saturday.
On behalf of Sterlite Copper, Mr.N.J.Kumaresh IRS, Additional Commissioner of Customs, Thoothukudi distributed the educational kits to girl children in the presence of Mr.Sridhar Narasimhan, Vice President, Finance, Sterlite Copper.
Sterlite launched the Ilam Mottukal Project in July 2012 to improve the quality of lives of the community around them. For this project, Sterlite Copper will support the education of 5035 girl children from 72 Government schools in Tuticorin.
“Realising that girls are marginalised in the society, we felt the need to provide girl children with a good and healthy childhood. Through this project, we seek to provide girls with the opportunity to study and grow to achieve independence in thought and action. Our project ‘Ilam Mottukal’ will help in the holistic development of these girls,” said Mr. Sridhar Narasimhan, Vice President - Finance, Sterlite Copper.
Additional academic support, material support, social and moral support are the key components in the programme. Academic special classes will be conducted for 1.5 hours beyond school time which will help to bridge the learning gaps and enable children to reach their grade specific competency level in school. The classes will be conducted by 160 trained tutors selected within the community with the vision that they would be the local resource to act as friends and mentors to the children.
As the first phase of the project, education kit comprising school bag, undergarments, shoes, socks, stationery, notebooks, umbrella, etc was handed over to 5035 girl children. Sterlite has allotted Rs 1.4 crore for this initiative.
About Sterlite Industries (I) Ltd.
We are India's largest non-ferrous metals and mining company and are one of the fastest growing priv More..ate sector companies.
We are listed on the BSE and NSE in India and are the First Indian Metals & Mining Company to list on the New York Stock Exchange.
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Published On:October 26, 2012
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