Vedanta Aluminium provides scholarship for Meritorious Students in Lanjigarh of Orissa
03/05/2010

Three students of Government SSD High School, Lanjigarh received ‘Vedanta Meritorious Scholarship’ from Dr. Mukesh Kumar, Chief Operating Officer of Vedanta Aluminium Limited, Lanjigarh on September 5, 2009.

Online PR News – 05-March-2010 – – Three students of Government SSD High School, Lanjigarh received ‘Vedanta Meritorious Scholarship’ from Dr. Mukesh Kumar, Chief Operating Officer of Vedanta Aluminium Limited, Lanjigarh on September 5, 2009. Each of the selected students was given a cash award of Rs. 5000 and merit certificate as the Scholarship. Vedanta Aluminium will also support these students in purchase of the Books for higher education.

Handing over the awards to the selected students, Dr. Mukesh Kumar, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of VAL said, “Vedanta is committed for developing education in Kalahandi region and the scholarships will definitely inspire students to further excel in their studies”. Principal of the School Mr. Suresh Chandra Acharya thanked Vedanta Aluminium for supporting the students and its contribution towards development of education in the locality.
Selection of the meritorious students was made on the basis of their performance in the last School Examination. All the awarded students have topped in their respective class. While Amrita Nayak received the scholarship for securing highest mark in Class 10 Examination, Jitendra Kumar and Dharma Bagh received the award for their performance in +2 Science and Commerce Examination, respectively.

Education is one of the core focus areas of the Company in Lanjigarh region. In order to enhance education in the locality, the Company is supporting Anganwaree Centres and schools in periphery villages. It is also helping in developing the school infrastructure. The Company has set up DAV Vedanta International School to provide quality education in English medium.

Source: www.orissadiary.com