Vedanta employees contribute Rs 24.3 lakh to CMRF


Bhubaneswar: Employees of Vedanta’s– Aluminium Business contributed Rs 24.3 lakh to the Odisha Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) to support the people affected by devastating cyclone Fani.

Demonstrating their commitment to stand in solidarity with the people of Odisha, employees of Vedanta Ltd’s Jharsuguda and Lanjigarh units have extended their support to the government’s rehabilitation efforts towards the affected areas of Odisha by contributing a day’s salary.

Ajay Kapur, CEO – Aluminium & Power, Vedanta Ltd, said, “We are extremely concerned by the devastation in Odisha in the aftermath of cyclone Fani. We stand with the state administration and the people of Odisha in these times of distress. For relief and restoration works, our employees have contributed Rs 24.3 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.”

Post cyclone Fani, Vedanta University Project immediately undertook relief and aid work at multiple locations in Puri, which were severely impacted by the super cyclone.