Sterlite observes Road Safety Week

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  • (1888PressRelease) January 18, 2013 - Sterlite Copper organised a general medical camp and an eye camp for truck drivers as part of 24st Road Safety Week celebration here on Friday.

    Sterlite Copper in association with Regional Transport Office, Tuticorin observed Road Safety Week by organising general medical camp and an eye camp for the truck drivers at the truck parking yard near Sterlite Copper in Milavittan. More than 200 drivers benefited through the camps. Free spectacles and medicines were also distributed during the camps.

    Mr.B.Narayanan, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Rural) released the road safety awareness pamphlet in the presence of Mr.Thangavel, Regional Transport Officer, Thoothukudi and Mr.P.P.Markhs, Head - Logistics, Sterlite Copper.

    Speaking at the function, Mr.Thangavel insisted that people should be educated on the need to follow traffic rules strictly and road discipline in order to ensure the safety of vehicle users.
    Mr.B.Narayanan appealed to the truck drivers to strictly adhere to the road safety norms.
    In his address, Mr.P.P.Markhs said that the Road Safety Week had gained importance because of the rise in the number of vehicles plying on the road.

    Dr.R.Kailasam, Chief Medical Officer, Sterlite Copper and Mr. P.Krishnan, Inspector, SIPCOT Police Station were also present during the event.

    Photo Cut - Line : Mr.B.Narayanan, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Rural) releasing the road safety awareness pamphlet in the presence of Mr.Thangavel, Regional Transport Officer, Thoothukudi as part of Road Safety Week celebration in a function organised by Sterlite Copper.

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    Head - Public Relations
    Sterlite Copper ln.balakrishnan ( @ ) vedanta dot co dot in
    Tel: +91 461 661 2926

    About Sterlite Industries
    Sterlite Industries is India's largest non-ferrous metals and mining company with interests and operations in aluminium, copper and zinc and lead. It is a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources plc, a London-based diversified FTSE 100 metals and mining group. Sterlite Industries' main operating subsidiaries are Hindustan Zinc Limited for its zinc and lead operations; Copper Mines of Tasmania Pty Limited for its copper operations in Australia; and Bharat Aluminium Company Limited for its aluminium operations. The company operates its own copper operations in India. The company has entered the commercial energy generation business and is in the process of setting up a 2,400MW independent power plant through its wholly owned subsidiary, Sterlite Energy Limited. Sterlite Industries is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange in India and the New York Stock Exchange in the United States.

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