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CSR Project By:  Vedanta Limited

Project Budget: INR 20.65 Cr


Education and Skill Development Initiatives

Project

Education and Skill Development Initiatives  (2016-17)

 
 
Project Sector  : Education, Employability and Livelihoods Enhancement
 
 
Implementing Partners:  Anchalik Jan Kalyan Anusthan, Vedanta Foundation , Nasscom Foundation, Manna Trust, Subhalaxmi Cooperative, Cairn Foundation, Nandghar, Humana People to People India,
 
 

Project Description

Company has undertaken following projects for promoting education and skill development.

  • Construction of District Reading Room
  • Providing Desks and Benches in Primary school
  • Project Vedanta Vidyarthi Vikas Yojana: Vedanta Vidyarthi Vikas Yojana (VVVY) at Jharsuguda has significantly improved the pass percentage of girls from 18% in 2008 to 99.80% in 2016. Till date 3,031 high school students have availed academic support through VVVY centres at rural villages of Jharsuguda.
  • Vedanta DAV scholarship Programme
  • Computer Literacy, Career counselling & Other Education Programme
  • Providing Education Scholarships
  • Imparting Skills development through CEC Barmer, ITI, GEP, women empowerment, CCoE etc
  • Contribution to District Collector’s fund; Strengthening the existing Cairn NASSCOM Knowledge Centre (CNKC) in Challapalli Village and initiation of new CNKC at Gollavilli Village in Uppalaguptham Mandal.
  • Construction of Nandghar’s Anganwadi:
    As part of pilot for Project Nand Ghar, the team has rolled out nearly 100 modern Anganwadis “Nand Ghars” equipped with solar panels, TVs, toilets and a stimulating environment in 4 states. Special focus has been laid on improving learning outcomes for children and improving capacities of the last mile government workers for ensuring long term sustenance of the results.
    As part of pilot for Project Nand Ghar, the team has rolled out nearly 100 modern Anganwadis “Nand Ghars” equipped with solar panels, TVs, toilets and a stimulating environment in 4 states. Special focus has been laid on improving learning outcomes for children and improving capacities of the last mile government workers for ensuring long term sustenance of the results.
  • Transport facility for School children
  • Evening Study centers
  • Vedanta Computer training centers
  • Support towards educational needs such as notebooks, books, equipment’s
  • Eradicating malnutrition through Mid-Day Meal program
  • Promoting education through Khushi Child Care Centre: One very large such initiative is the “Khushi” programme at Hindustan Zinc, where they are working with NGO partners to support the Government of Rajasthan in improving the functioning of 3,055 Anganwadis in 5 Districts of Rajasthan. It is a 5-year MoU, and this year, Company re-booted the programme in 2,295 Anganwadis in partnership with 4 very credible voluntary organisations. As at the end of the year, Company was active in 1,721 Anganwadis, reaching about 36,000 children in the 3-to-6 year age group, and another 63,000 children below 3 years of age. 
  • Village Computer literacy Program
  • Project Ilam Mottuka: Sterlite Copper’s ‘Ilam Mottukal’ is impacting 8,046 girl children across 86 schools in Thootukudi district of Tamil Nadu. The project, in its fifth year now, has resulted in 80% improvement in the learning level of girl children and 95% pass percentage in the class 10 exams
  • Scholastic Excellence Awards
 
 
Project Location:   Jharsuguda-Odisha, Barmer-Rajasthan, Rajahmundry-Andhra Pradesh, Goa,
 
 

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