International Literacy Day: Vedanta Aluminium enabling rural communities’ access to quality education

Vedanta Aluminium, India’s largest producer of aluminium, is working to bridge the literacy divide by enabling rural communities’ access to quality education. In pursuit of this aim, the company has been running several high-quality educational interventions, right from supporting pre-school education to implementing e-learning programmes to address the learning gaps created by the pandemic over the past two years. These programmes have been a key enabler in increasing the average literacy level of Jharsuguda district from 70.55% (2001) to 78.86% (2011), benefitting more than 6,400 children till the previous academic year.

Commemorating the efforts of the teaching fraternity, Vedanta Aluminium felicitated teachers of government schools at Jharsuguda for their noteworthy contribution in promoting literacy and education in the region, in the presence of Pushpa Minz, District Education Officer, and Pradipta Sa, Additional District Education Officer.