DAV Vedanta Lanjigarh Students Shine with Exceptional Results in CBSE Exams 202318th May 2023
Lanjigarh, Kalahandi, Odisha; 18th May 2023: Vedanta Limited, Lanjigarh, the leading producer of metallurgical grade alumina in India, proudly announced the outstanding achievements of students at DAV Vedanta International School, a prestigious educational institution under its stewardship. Remarkably, all students in both the Senior Secondary and Higher Secondary levels achieved a 100% pass rate, with exceptional performance in the 1st Division. Since being established in Kalahandi district, the school has been dedicated to delivering quality education through the CBSE curriculum, earning its reputation as a premier institute in the region.
Vedanta’s Lanjigarh unit established the pioneering DAV Vedanta International School in 2006, as the first English medium school in Kalahandi. This institution, equipped with cutting-edge infrastructure and advanced facilities such as smart classrooms, modern computer labs, science and maths labs, multimedia room, and a well-stocked library, caters to the educational needs of approximately 1200 students. Most of the students hail from local communities. The scholastic curriculum in place at the school helps ignite their curiosity and passion for learning, helping the institution become a landmark for quality education in the region and contributing to the rise in literacy levels in Kalahandi from 38.4% in 2001 to 50.9% in 2011.
Noteworthy achievements include Saubhagya Nayak from class 10th, securing the highest score of 97% among DAV Vedanta students, closely followed by Prativa Naik with 96.80% and Amrin Banu with 95.40%. At the Higher Secondary Level, Himanshu Singh attained the highest score of 92.60% closely followed by Dibyashree Gajibilli with 89.80%, Aryan Hota with 89%, and Sriman Pradhan with 89%.
Praising the exceptional performance of the students, Mr GG Pal, Dy. CEO – Alumina Business, Vedanta Limited, said, “On behalf of the Vedanta Aluminium family, I extend heartfelt congratulations to the outstanding students at DAV Vedanta International School and wish them success in their future endeavors. The consistent excellence displayed by the school in board exams year after year is a testament to the positive impact of our education initiatives in the community. I commend the dedication and support of Mr. Sadananda Hotta, the school principal, the teachers, staff, and parents, who have contributed to making this institution one of the finest in the region. At Vedanta Lanjigarh, we will continue our efforts to enhance the educational standards in the community, as education remains the key to fostering transformative growth and socio-economic development.”
Mr Sadananda Hota, Principal, DAV Vedanta International School, commented “It is with immense pride and joy that we celebrate the exemplary achievements of our students in the CBSE board exams. The remarkable results attained by the students of DAV Vedanta Lanjigarh truly reflect the exceptional dedication and hard work of students and their parents. These achievements are a testament to the nurturing environment and holistic education provided at DAV Vedanta. I would also like to express my deepest appreciation to the dedicated teachers and staff who have played a pivotal role in shaping the students’ success. As we witness the bright future ahead for these young individuals, we remain committed to fostering excellence and empowering every student at DAV Vedanta International School.”
Vedanta Lanjigarh has remained dedicated to enhancing the school’s infrastructure, ensuring that students are able to learn in a nurturing and comprehensive environment. Recognizing the challenges posed by the remote location and the absence of formal educational facilities in the region, the school is committed to providing affordable education, enabling children from nearby villages to access quality education in English. In addition, through its Nand Ghar program, Vedanta Aluminium operates over 130 modern anganwadis in Kalahandi. These state-of-the-art facilities prioritize the well-being of children under the age of six by ensuring they receive proper education and nutrition. This initiative reflects Vedanta Aluminium’s unwavering commitment to empowering young minds and creating a positive impact on the early stages of children’s development.
Vedanta Aluminium, a business of Vedanta Limited, is India’s largest producer of aluminium, manufacturing more than half of India’s aluminium i.e., 2.29 million tonnes in FY23. It is a leader in value-added aluminium products that find critical applications in core industries. Vedanta Aluminium ranks 2nd in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) 2022 world rankings for aluminium industry, a reflection of its sustainable development practices. With its world-class aluminium smelters, alumina refinery and power plants in India, the company fulfils its mission of spurring emerging applications of aluminium as the ‘Metal of the Future’ for a greener tomorrow.
About Vedanta Limited:
Vedanta Limited, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Limited, is one of the world’s leading Oil & Gas and Metals company with significant operations in Oil & Gas, Zinc, Lead, Silver, Copper, Iron Ore, Steel, and Aluminium & Power across India, South Africa and Namibia. For two decades, Vedanta has been contributing significantly to nation building. Governance and sustainable development are at the core of Vedanta's strategy, with a strong focus on health, safety, and environment. Vedanta has put in place a comprehensive framework to be the ESG leader in the natural resources sector. Vedanta is committed to reducing carbon emissions to zero by 2050 or sooner and has pledged $5 billion over the next 10 years to accelerate the transition to net zero operations. Giving back is in the DNA of Vedanta, which is focused on enhancing the lives of local communities. The company’s flagship social impact program, Nand Ghars, have been set up as model anganwadis focused on eradicating child malnutrition, providing education, healthcare, and empowering women with skill development. Under the aegis of the Anil Agarwal Foundation, the umbrella entity for Vedanta’s social initiatives, the Vedanta group has pledged Rs 5000 crore over the next five years on social impact programmes with a thrust on nutrition, women & child development, healthcare, animal welfare, and grass-root level sports. Vedanta and the group companies have been featured in Dow Jones Sustainability Index, and was conferred Frost & Sullivan Sustainability Awards 2020, Golden Peacock Award for excellence in Corporate Governance 2022 and certified as a Great Place to Work 2022. Vedanta Limited is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange.
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About Vedanta Aluminium Business:
Vedanta Aluminium, a business of Vedanta Limited, is India’s largest producer of aluminium, manufacturing more than half of India’s aluminium i.e., 2.27 million tonnes in FY22. It is a leader in value-added aluminium products that find critical applications in core industries. Vedanta Aluminium ranks 2nd in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) 2022 world rankings for aluminium industry, a reflection of its sustainable development practices. With its world-class aluminium smelters, alumina refinery and power plants in India, the company fulfils its mission of spurring emerging applications of aluminium as the ‘Metal of the Future’ for a greener tomorrow.
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