ESL Steel participates in the 4th CII Jharkhand Tribal Development Meet

RNS: ESL Steel Limited, a national steel manufacturer from the Vedanta Group, participated in CII’s fourth Jharkhand Tribal Development Meet. The meet was aimed at enhancing the quality of life of tribal communities and creating a path for them to come into the mainstream of development.

The focus of the meet was to promote various schemes being offered by the Tribal Co-operative Marketing Federation of India (TRIFED); discussing schemes and policies to utilize the tribal workforce and to offer employment and entrepreneurship opportunities to them. The meet was held broadly for their overall development and upliftment and to showcase success stories.

The virtual meet was attended by dignitaries including Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren who was the Chief Guest of the event. The other notable speakers present were Chanakya Chaudhary, Chairman, CII Jharkhand State Council and Vice President – Corporate Services Tata Steel Limited, Sourav Roy, Convenor, CII Jharkhand CSR & Skill Development Panel & Chief – CSR, Tata Steel Limited, Ganesh Reddy, CEO, Citizens Foundation, Baidyanath Mandi, State President, Tribal Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (TICCI), N.L. Vhatte, CEO & Whole-time Director, ESL Steel Limited, Amarendu Prakash, Director in-charge, SAIL – Bokaro Steel Plant, Sanjay Sabherwal, Immediate Past Chairman, CII Jharkhand State Council & Managing Director, Metaldyne Industries Limited and Tapas Sahu, Vice Chairman, CII Jharkhand State Council & MD & CEO Highco Engineers Pvt. Ltd.

Resonating CII’s commitment and passion to uplift and develop the lives of the tribal population, ESL has been constantly rolling out initiatives that contribute to their wellbeing.

Speaking on the occasion, N.L. Vhatte, CEO, ESL Steel Limited said, “ESL has been contributing towards the development of the tribal society, which has great potential. But their bright minds have not been exploited fully. ESL, therefore, empowers girls, young women and men by expanding social, educational and economic opportunities. Our focus lies on educating and skilling this population so that they can grow and become independent as a majority of them suffer from extreme poverty. Our several initiatives including Project JEEVIKA, WADI, in association with NABARD, Nand Ghars, Project Prerna and Vedanta ESL Skill Schools have

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