Vedanta –Value Added Business showcases environment friendlyinitiatives to commemorate World Environment Day

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Goa Khabar: Commemorating World Environment day today,
Vedanta’s – Value Added Business (VAB) showcased its various environment
friendly initiatives with great fervor and enthusiasm. As part of the
commemoration, a plantation drive was organized at Amona and Navelim.
The plantation program was initiated at GEL green belt area at the
benign hands of Mrs. Sanghavi Fadte, Sarpanch Village Panchayat Amona
and Mrs. Manila Gawas, Sarpanch Village Panchayat Navelim in the
presence of Vedanta Sesa Goa iron Ore Senior Management Mr. N L Vhatte
(Director VAB), Mr. Anant Gawas (Workmen representative), Mr. Prasad
Gawas (Workmen representative), Mr. Nitesh Nirala (Chief Technology
VAB), Mr. Mahesh Mahajan (Chief Safety OFficer VAB) & Ms. Joy Afonso
(Chief People Officer- VAB). Mango Saplings of various species were
planted in the premises and hosted varied activities that reflected this
year’s theme of World Environment Day- “Beat Air Pollution”.

The Program started with the plantation drive in the presence of
dignitaries and followed by a formal gathering. The Chief Guests
appreciated Vedanta’s efforts towards spreading greenery within the
plant’s premises and have requested for Vedanta’s continuous support
towards community during monsoon and initiate similar plantation drive
in the surrounding villages.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. N.L. Vhatte- Director, Value Added
Business said, “At Vedanta, we strongly believe that the environment
protection and community development are the major pillars of our
operation. We are using environment friendly measures at our value Added
Business such as clean power generation through Waste heat recovery
Power Plants, best in class Non –recovery Sesa Coke Oven technology,
innovative and modern techniques to reduce water and energy Consumption.
Community development is always our top priority and we will continue to
contribute towards our community through various CSR initiatives and
will grow with our community.” Mr. Vhatte also added that Vedanta would
accede to the request of the Chief Guests and support green initiatives
even more strongly in the surrounding Panchayats.

Photo Caption – The plantation program was initiated at Value added
plant of Vedanta sesa goa at Amona at the benign hands of Mrs. Sanghavi
Fadte, Sarpanch Village Panchayat Amona and Mrs. Manila Gawas, Sarpanch
Village Panchayat Navelim in the presence of Vedanta Sesa Goa iron Ore
Senior Management Mr. N L Vhatte (Director VAB), Mr. Anant Gawas
(Workmen representative), Mr. Prasad Gawas (Workmen representative), Mr.
Nitesh Nirala (Chief Technology VAB), Mr. Mahesh Mahajan (Chief Safety
OFficer VAB) & Ms. Joy Afonso (Chief People Officer- VAB).