Vedanta Lanjigarh organises 2ndKBKdistrict-level Archery Competition in Odisha for school children

Lanjigarh:Vedanta Aluminium, Lanjigarh unit organised the 2nd Kalahandi-Bolangir-Koraput district-level archery competition in collaboration with the district administration of Kalahandi. 44 school children from Malkangiri, Rayagada, Bolangir and Kalahandi districts participated in the two-day competition that had30-meter and 40-meter categories for the junior level and 20-meter and 30-meter categories for the sub-junior level. An all-girl demonstration match was also conducted. The event aimed to promote archery in Kalahandi and its adjoining regions.

Commenting on the initiative, Mr. RakeshMohan, COO – Vedanta Aluminium, Lanjigarh unit
said, “Organising such competitions will help groom the young sporting talents of the region.
The archery competition provides a platform for these talents to showcase their skills and sportsmanship. We were delighted to receive such overwhelming response. With these initiatives, we strive to further strengthen our commitment towards the community.”
Along with medals, the winners received certificatesas well. Present during the tournament were district and government officials, youth club members, opinion makers, school committee members, school children and Vedanta representatives.

The winners of the tournament under the categories:
20M Sub-junior 30M Sub-junior
1. Mithun Naik – Kalahandi
2. NakulBadnayak – Malkangiri
3. Raju Nayak –Malkangiri
1. Ratna Majhi – Kalahandi
2. Nithaliyan Mallick – Kalahandi
3. Sundra Das –Malkangiri
30M Junior 40M Junior
1. HambiraTiria – Bolangir
2. Purushottam Munda – Kalahandi
3. ManasPatmanji–Kalahandi
1. HambiraTiria – Bolangir
2. Divya Ranjan Munda – Bolangir
3. Purushottam Munda – Kalahandi
About Vedanta Limited, Lanjigarh Unit (Alumina Refinery)
Vedanta is the largest producer of aluminium in India and remains the premier manufacturer of metallurgical grade alumina. The company has carved a niche for itself in the aluminium industry with its superior product quality based on state-of-the-art technology. Vedanta Limited operates a 2 MTPA (million tonnes per annum) alumina refinery in Lanjigarh (Kalahandi district, Odisha), India since 2007 and an associated 90 MW captive power plant at Lanjigarh, which was commissioned in 2008. The refinery
feeds Vedanta’s aluminium smelters at Jharsuguda in Odisha and at BALCO in Korba, Chhattisgarh.

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