JHARSUGUDA, APRIL 27, 2021
India’s largest producer of aluminium and value-added products, Vedanta Ltd, supports four schools of the Jharsuguda district through the Odisha Government’s “Mo School Abhiyaan”.
The company has contributed Rs. 80 lakh to the revamping of government high schools including PS High School, Kolabira; CDB Nodal High School, Parmanpur; BD High School, Baghmara; and GP Nodal High School, Samasingha located in the Kolabira Block.
These high schools will be proffered with Rs. 20 lakh each to build infrastructure to the level of having features like a smart classroom, e-library, ICT Lab, playground and garden etc. Additionally, as per the “Mo School Abhiyaan” framework, the contribution made by Vedanta will be matched, twice over, by the CSR Pool of the State Mo School Abhiyan Parichalana Sangathan that will speed up the development of infrastructure at the schools.
Speaking about the company’s contribution, CN Singh, CEO – Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda, said, “Vedanta is committed to the development of children in India. With our interventions in the field of quality education at the grassroots level, we strive to transform the socio-economic fabric of the region…We will provide our full support to the Odisha Government’s Mo School Abhiyaan, a robust approach towards building a brighter future for the state and its people.”
Lauding Vedanta’s support, Jharsuguda Collector Saroj Kumar Samal said, “I welcome Vedanta’s contribution to Mo School Abhiyaan that aims to revamp government-aided schools in Odisha. The company has taken several initiatives to help students in the community embark on their journey towards an enriching career. I am sure that Vedanta will continue to take more such initiatives in shaping Odisha as a developed, progressive and cosmopolitan state.”
Vedanta’s educational interventions have nurtured and supported 5000 children in the region.