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Hindustan Zinc skills rural youth and links them to sustainable livelihood

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  • InauguratesChanderiya Skilling Centre on International Youth Day
  • Partners with Ambuja Cement Foundation and Tata Strive to bring diverse skilling programs to the fold
  • 350 youth from across 180 villages participate on-ground& Virtually to interact with CEO of Hindustan Zinc Mr. Arun Misra
  • More than 1700 skilled & trained under the existing program
  • Over 1400 youth across the nation linked to livelihood through employment & entrepreneurship

Udaipur, 12th August 2021:Hindustan Zinc, a company that firmly believes in contributing towards the development of the country, came forward to support the Youth of the nation by celebrating ‘International Youth Day’, focusing on the theme ‘Role of Youth in Nation – Building’, in various locations of Rajasthan.

An interactive session was organized between the youth of all the skill development centres and Hindustan Zinc’s CEO, Mr. Arun Misra. He motivated the 350+ youth who participated in the event and had a fun interactive session. The participants asked various questions ranging from guidance on personal life to advise on the professional and career front.

Mr. Arun Misra, CEO, Hindustan Zinc said, It was very refreshing to interact with the 350 young minds being trained at our Skill and Entrepreneurship Development Institutes. Out of the 1700 youth trained by us through these institutes, 1400 have already joined different organizations across the country in various capacities and roles. It is a matter of immense pride and satisfaction when our trainees get jobs & become independent and still reach out to us to stay connected & seek guidance from us. These youngsters are brimming with confidence, and after getting equipped with the right skill, knowledge and technology, sky is the limit for them.

On this occasion, Hindustan Zinc introduceddiverse skill development trainingsthrough its newly launched Skill Development Centre at Chanderiya in partnership with Tata Strive. This project is set to bridge the gap between the youth of our country and the right livelihood opportunities. This centre is one of 2 such centres run by Hindustan Zinc in partnership with TATA Strive and 4 such centres in partnership with Ambuja Foundation. This initiative will help on addressing the root cause of the problem within the youth which is ‘the lack of right skills’.

As a part of the event, various other activities were held across all the Skill Development Centres, wherein more than 350 youths across 180 villages participated through on groundand virtual presence. This project will aim to offer short-duration intensive courses in different sectors like Business Development Executive, Hospital Front Desk Coordinator, Front Office Associate, Assistant Electrician, and Auto Sales Consultant. The capacity of allthe Skill Development Centres is 1250 youth per year.

The Chanderiya Skill Development Centre was inaugurated by Mr. Tarachand Meena – District Collector Chittorgarh, Mr. Rajendra Prasad Goyal Superintendent PoliceChittorgarh,Ms. Anupam Nidhi Head CSR – Hindustan Zinc, C Chandru –COO Smelters Hindustan Zinfc, Ms. Anita Rajan CEO – Tata Strive and VP Tata Community Initiative Trust and Tata Strive Team.

MsAnita Rajan, CEO TATA Strive said, “Hindustan Zinc and Tata Strive together will make efforts for better training of rural youth in skill development.Through this association with Hindustan Zinc, youth will be better prepared for employment opportunities in banking, health, tourism, hospitality, automotive and other sectors.”

Hindustan Zinc’s Skill and Entrepreneurship Development Institute (SEDI) were started in Dariba& Agucha in 2019-20 with an aim to offer short-duration intensive courses in different trades like Assistant Electrician, Microfinance executive, Unarmed Security Guard, General Duty Assistant, Retail Sales Executive, etc. The centre helps and prepares the youth for entering into the job market and self-employment opportunities which will later make a concrete & positive difference in their lives.

Four new skill development centres have been initiated by the company at Kayad, Debari, and Chanderiya in Rajasthan, and at Pantnagar in Uttarakhand. As of now, more than 1,700 youths have been trained through these skilling centres and more than 1,400 youths have been employed in different organizations of their respective fields. Some have already started their own business. These skilling centres provide a very enriching experience to the enrolled trainees, in terms of technical knowledge of their respective fields. Additionally, trainees are also schooled in English, Computers, and Lifeskills with company exposure visits, on-the-job training, guest lecture, projects, etc.

About Hindustan Zinc Limited:

Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group Company, is one of the world’s largest and India’s only integrated producer

of Zinc-Lead and Silver. The Company has its Headquarter at Udaipur in the State of Rajasthan where it has its

Zinc-Lead mines and smelting complexes. Hindustan Zinc is self-sufficient in power with captive thermal power

plants and has ventured into green energy by setting up wind power plants. The Company is ranked 1st in Asia-

Pacific and globally 7th in Dow Jones Sustainability Index in 2020 amongst Mining & Metal companies.

Hindustan Zinc is a certified Water Positive Company, a member of the FTSE4Good Index and has scored ‘A’

rating by CDP for climate change.

Being a people-first company, Hindustan Zinc believes in inculcating the values of Trust and Excellence to have

a culture of high-performance in its workforce. The company takes pride in having some of the best-in-class

people practices and employee centric initiatives, which have certified Hindustan Zinc as – ‘Great Place to

Work 2021’, ‘Company with Great Managers 2020’ by People Business and the PeopleFirst HR Excellence

Award.

As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc has been relentlessly working to improve the lives of rural

and tribal people residing near its business locations. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in

India and are currently reaching out to 500,000 people in 184 core villages of Rajasthan and 5 in Uttarakhand.

As a market leader, Hindustan Zinc governs about 77% of growing Zinc market in India.

Learn more about Hindustan Zinc on – https://www.hzlindia.com/home/ and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter,

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For further information, please contact:

Ms. Dipti Agrawal

Head – Corporate Communications

Hindustan Zinc Limited

Dipti.agrawal@vedanta.co.in

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