|Sep 22, 2017|
|Sep 22, 2017|
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|Full time employees:||29,080|
Vedanta Ltd. is a a diversified natural resource company, which engages in the exploration, extraction, and processing of minerals, oil, and gas. It operates through the following segments: Copper, Aluminum, Iron Ore, Power, and Oil and Gas. The Copper segment engages in custom smelting and includes a copper smelter, a refinery, a phosphoric acid plant, a sulphuric acid plant, a copper rod plant and three captive power plants. The Aluminium segment engages in the operation of businesses in Chhattisgarh and Odisha. The Iron Ore segment explores, mines, and processes iron ore. The Power segment includes the operation of multiple power plants. The Oil and Gas segment operates and owns Cairn India and its subsidiaries. The company was founded by Anil Kumar Agarwal on June 25, 1965 and is headquartered in Panaji, India.
Vedanta, formerly called Sesa Sterlite, is an Indian natural resources company that focuses on iron ore and non ferrous metals such as aluminum and copper. It is an Indian subsidiary of mining conglomerate Vedanta Resources which is headquartered in London.
Vedanta is the parent company of several listed Indian subsidiaries, including oil and gas unit Cairn India and Hindustan Zinc, which specializes in zinc operations. The company is engaged in the exploration of a wide range of minerals in India, and also has iron ore and zinc operations in Africa.
The Vedanta group has achieved tremendous success under the leadership of Anil Agarwal, the founder of the group and chairman emeritus of Vedanta. Since its entry into the copper market in 1979, Vedanta group has gradually expanded its operations. In 2002, the group bought the Indian government's shares in Hindustan Zinc, bringing the zinc producer under its umbrella. It acquired major iron ore miner Sesa Goa in 2007. These acquisitions have helped the group grow into India's largest natural resources major. In 2003, Vedanta Resources was listed on the London Stock Exchange. It supervises the management of its major Indian subsidiaries, such as Vedanta.
Navin Agarwal, Anil's brother, is chairman of Vedanta. In April 2015, former Sesa Sterlite renamed to Vedanta to enhance the group's brand identity.
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|Income before tax||136,515.7M|
|Dividends per share||19.45|
|Operating cash flow||129,720.4M|
Currency in INR
|Income before tax||2,035.81M|
|Dividends per share||0.29|
|Operating cash flow||1,934.47M|
Currency in USD
- Chief Executive Officer: Kuldip Kumar Kaura
- Finance Director & Executive Director: Tarun Jain
- Chief Financial Officer & Director: G. R. Arun Kumar
- Secretary & Compliance Officer: Bhumika Sood
- Senior Vice President & Group Head-Treasury: Rashmi Mohanty
- Vedanta Resources Plc(50.1%)
- Life Insurance Corp. of India(7.2%)
- Cairn Energy Plc(4.9%)
- HDFC Asset Management Co. Ltd.(1.5%)
- The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.5%)
- Birla Sun Life Asset Management Co. Ltd.(1.2%)
- BlackRock Fund Advisors(1.1%)
- Ptc Cables Pvt Ltd.(1.1%)
- Dimensional Fund Advisors LP(0.7%)
- APG Asset Management NV(0.7%)
- Website: http://www.vedantalimited.com
- Address: Sesa Ghor, 20 EDC Complex, Panaji, 403001, India
- Phone: +91.83.22460601
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