Vedanta CSR initiatives towards bringing socio-economic independence in rural women have extended its reach. The formation of Self Help Groups has been very successful in uniting and bringing together these women who come from different families and backgrounds. Each woman in given a professional training in the village itself as per interest and potential and further linked to banks for financial security.
Today, Vedanta CSR has been able to develop and organize 2100 Self Help Groups where whom about 30,000 women are associated.
These groups have been formed by Vedanta Group companies - Hindustan Zinc, BALCO, Vedanta Aluminium, Sterlite Industries and VAL, Lanjigarh.
VEDANTA CSR : BUILDING RURAL WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS