April 21, 2024


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Noble cause of #RunForZeroHunger reaches #ZincCity for the upcoming edition of Vedanta Pink City Half Marathon 

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This Promo Run witnessed 200+ Zinc Parivar & Mewari Runners Club members running along the picturesque Fateh Sagar Lake.

Vedanta Pink City Half Marathon resonates and empower the vision of its founder

Anil Agarwal ‘Koi Baccha Na Rahe Bhooka’

Udaipur 10th December 2023: Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta group company and India’s largest & only integrated producer of zinc, lead, and silver, supports Vedanta’s noble cause of #RunForZeroHunger. As a precursor to the marathon in Jaipur, Hindustan Zinc organized the #ZincCity Promo Run, where more than 200 people took on a picturesque journey through the heart of #ZincCity covering Fateh Sagar Lake, making it enjoyable for both seasoned runners and beginners.After the resounding success of Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon, it is time for the sunshine state of Rajasthan to lace up for the 8th edition of Vedanta Pink City Half Marathon which is scheduled on the 17th of December. In line with the company’s philosophy of contributing towards the betterment of society, Hindustan Zinc played a crucial role in amplifying the marathon & Nand Ghar’s vision of combating hunger

Commenting on the #RunForZeroHunger Campaign, Arun Misra CEO, Hindustan Zinc & Executive Director, Vedanta said: “Marathons are a great way to bring discipline & rigor in one’s life and with Vedanta Pink City Half Marathon we have another chance to display our commitment to giving back to the communities. This marathon continues our commitment to the noble cause of ‘koi bacha rahe na bhooka’ and gives all of us a chance to contribute towards #RunForZeroHunger.

Nand Ghar is Vedanta’s flagship Anganwadi project that aims to eradicate child malnutrition, provide education, healthcare and empower women with skill development. To support the Nand Ghar initiative, 314 out of 3145 Khushi Anganwadi’s have been converted into education centers. This CSR initiative has benefited the lives of 7 crore children and 2 crore women across the country.

The #ZincCity Promo Run was aimed to promote health and fitness among the residents of Udaipur and raise awareness about the #RunForZeroHunger initiative. All participants received The Finisher’s Medal, which is made from the purest and highest-grade zinc from the world’s largest and oldest mines, produced by Hindustan Zinc.

About Hindustan Zinc Limited:

Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group company in Zinc-Lead and Silver business is the world’s 2nd largest integrated Zinc producer and 5th largest Silver producer. The company governs about ~80% of the growing Zinc market in India with its headquarters at Udaipur along with Zinc-Lead mines and smelting complexes spread across the state of Rajasthan.

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 for the fourth consecutive year and globally 3rd in S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment in 2022 amongst Mining & Metal companies. Hindustan Zinc is a certified Water Positive company and is the only Indian company to be recognized at the S&P Global Platts Metal Award 2022 winning two prestigious awards for ‘Industry Leadership Award – Base, Precious & Specialty Metals’ Award and ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ Award.

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 2023’, ‘Company with Great Managers 2022’ by People Business and the ‘People-first HR Excellence Award’.

As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc has been relentlessly working towards transforming the lives of 1.7 million people in 237 villages in the states of Rajasthan and Uttarakhand. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in India.

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