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ANIL AGARWAL[Executive Chairman - Vedanta Resources]
SURUMY SUBAIRB1, No:34
Anil Agarwal - ProfileBorn24 January 1954(age60)Patna,Bihar.ResidenceLondon,United KingdomEthnicityMarwariCitizenshipIndiaPresent positionChairman ofVedanta ResourcesNetworth$3.5 billion (as per September 2014)ReligionHinduismSource Of WealthMining, Metals, Self MadeEducational fromSir Ganesh Dutt Patliputra High School, BiharAnil Agarwal CSR ActivitiesThe Vedanta Group has undertaken numerous initiatives focused on sustainable development in India and Zambia.These initiatives have been undertaken in five major areas, namely Health and Sanitation, Education, Infrastructure, Livelihood and Environment. These programmes have made a huge impact on the socio-economic development of local communities.Mr. Anil Agarwal nurtures a dream of establishing a world class, multi-disciplinary university in India.
already spent Rs186.5 crore over the last four years on various CSR activities in the states of Rajasthan, Orissa, Chatisgarh, Tamil Nadu and Goa.
Anil Agarwal pledges 75% of his wealth (about Rs 21,000 crore) to charity.
Empowerment of womenOrganized women into groups and impart them professional training and link them from banks.Vedanta's consistent interaction and involvement increased the number of Self Help Groups from mere 50 to 2000Each group has 12-15 women who are now known more as micro entrepreneurs.They also attend evening schools organized by Vedanta.
Mid-day mealsProviding healthy meals to school going childrenThe company constructed 8 kitchens in Rajasthan, Chattisgarh and Orissa which are providing daily Mid-day meals in about 3000 schools.
Rural health missionKorba in Chattisgarh was chosen to build one of the largest cancer hospitals with most modern facilities.Reservation of 20% beds for BPL families.Heart hospital in Udaipur in Rajasthan offers open heart surgery.
Vedanta Bal Chetna Anganwadi CentresIn close association with the State Governments of Rajasthan, Chattisgarh and Orissa Vedanta designed a model that could provide nutrition, health and education to children.This model was adoption of Anganwadi Centres from the State governments through partnership model.bring in supplementary nutrition, new innovative method of teaching to children, provide them colourful books, train teachers, new utensils, exposure, and monitor the change in their health.This initiative began in 2008 through adoption of 400 Anganwadi Centres each in Rajasthan and Orissa.
Vedanta MaryaadaVedanta Maryadaa campaign joins Prime Minister call for Swachh Bharat.Vedanta Group Company Hindustan Zinc is constructing 30,000 toilets in rural Rajasthan.Over 9,000 toilets have already been constructed in rural villages of Udaipur, Chittorgarh and Bhilwara districts of Rajasthan.Sterlite Copper in Tamil Nadu in copper business has already constructed 183 toilets in the rural area.A message has also been sent to all the employees to participate in the cleanliness drive.