About Vedanta Limited (Formerly Sesa Sterlite Limited.)
Vedanta Limited is a diversified natural resources company, whose business primarily involves producing oil & gas, zinc - lead - silver, copper, iron ore, aluminium and commercial power. The company has a presence across India, South Africa, Namibia, Australia and Ireland.
Vedanta Limited is the Indian subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Plc, a London-listed company. Governance and Sustainable Development are at the core of Vedanta's strategy, with a strong focus on health, safety and environment and on enhancing the lives of local communities. The company is conferred with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) ‘Sustainable Plus Platinum label’, ranking among the top 10 most sustainable companies in India. To access the Vedanta Sustainable Development Report 2016, please visit http://sd.vedantaresources.com/SustainableDevelopment2015-16/
Vedanta Limited is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange in India and has ADRs listed on the New York Stock Exchange. For more information please visit
The Group has ventured into infrastructure sector in India in the year 2008 and has been awarded a concession for operatiing terminals at Visakhaptnam and Goa on DBFOT basis.
The Vizag General Cargo Berth Pvt. Ltd, a unit of Vedanta Resources Plc has been awarded the General Cargo Berth (GCB) at outer harbor of Visakhapatnam Port for mechanization of coal handling facilities and up gradation for handling of coking coal and steam coal on Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (“DBFOT”) basis through private sector participation for 30 years concession period effective October 2010. This project is one of the measures planned by VPT to reduce coal dust pollution in the port. The project has been awarded to a consortium led by Sterlite Industries (India) Limited and is managed by a Special Purpose Vehicle called Vizag General Cargo Berth Pvt. Ltd (“VGCB”). The project includes extension of berth to cater 200,000 DWT capacity vessels, mechanization of complete coal based cargo handling facilities right from unloading of coal from ship, storage of the imported coals and loading of coal into railway wagon through rapid wagon loading system.