Vedanta bags 4 golds at CSR Health Impact Awards 2020
This recognition is a testament to Vedanta’s commitment towards the welfare of its employees, communities, and nation at large
New Delhi: The Vedanta Group bagged 4 awards at the CSR Health Impact Awards organized by Integrated Health and Wellbeing (IHW) council. The awards were for the exemplary work and initiatives undertaken to combat the COVID 19 pandemic and were presented to Vedanta Alumina Lanjigarh, Hindustan Zinc Limited, Vedanta’s flagship Nand Ghar project and the Vedanta group. All the initiatives undertaken by the group were under its ‘Vedanta Cares’ program, a unique project hosted by Vedanta Group Chairman Mr. Anil Agarwal, to support the communities to combat the pandemic.
This recognition is a testament to Vedanta’s commitment towards the welfare of its employees, communities, and nation at large. The awards celebrate the efforts put forth by Vedanta to support the underprivileged groups like migrant workers, daily wage earners, and stray animals who were worst affected by the pandemic. The nominations were evaluated by an eminent jury panel and the winners were chosen through a stringent evaluation process.
Commenting on the awards won, Mr. Ajay Kapur, CEO, Vedanta Aluminium, and Power who is also the Group Anchor for Vedanta’s CSR efforts said, “We are delighted to have won four Gold Awards and this recognition reinvigorates us to continue with our mission of greater good. Vedanta Cares is a lot more than a CSR initiative, it stems from Vedanta Group’s philosophy of ‘Giving Back’ to the communities and the nation. We truly appreciate the jury of IHW Council and the organizers of CSR Health Impact Awards to have conferred us with this honour.”
On receiving the award, CEO Project Nand Ghar - Ms. Ritu Jhingon said, "The award is dedicated to our Nand Ghar frontline warriors who even in difficult COVID times ensured that the essential medical care is taken to the doorstep of our communities."