Union minister of state for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Government of India Anurag Thakur conferred the award to in a glittering ceremony yesterday at New Delhi, informed Vivek Anand Public Relation Officer Vedanta Electrosteel Ltd.
“Jhingon has been acknowledged for driving change through her efforts and passionately serving Nand Ghar project, add Anand.
Vedanta’s Nand Ghar project is one of the largest community investment projects implemented by any corporate in India, he said.
Following the clarion call given by our Prime Minister Narendra Modi, we are committed to eradicating child malnutrition, providing education, healthcare and empowering women with skill development with Nand Ghar project, said Anand.
Through our project our aims to touch lives of around 4 million community members while directly impacting around 2,00,000 children and around 1,80,000 women on an annual basis.
We take pride in holistically supporting India in its march towards progress, he said. By fulfilling the PM’s commitment towards Swacch Bharat, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao and Startup India by equipping Nand Ghars with televisions for e-learning, solar panels for reliable power, safe drinking water and clean toilets we are at work to transform lives of about 8.5 crore children and 2 crore women across 13.7 lakh Anganwadi Centers in the country through Nand Ghars, said Anand.
Nand Ghar’ is the flagship CSR project of Vedanta has been awarded with the ‘ET Now World CSR Awards – 2020’ for ‘Best CSR Practices’ recently at Mumbai.