Sesa Sterlite wins Asian CSR Leadership Award
PANAJI: Sesa Sterlite Ltd, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Plc, and the Vedanta group and one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resources company, with operations across zinc, lead, silver, oil and gas, iron ore, copper, aluminium and commercial power, has won the award in the community development category of the Asian CSR Leadership Awards. The award was presented recently at the Taj Palace in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Sesa Sterlite Ltd has globally benefited 4.1 million people in FY 2014 through their community-development initiatives. Sesa Sterlite, along with its group companies has invested, in India, approximately ` 300 crore in FY 2014 for building hospitals, schools and infrastructure and providing employment and community programmes which improve health, education and livelihood of over 3.4 million people. The company has benefited over 1.59 million people through healthcare and sanitation programmes.
Videocon d2h FC Goa’s principal sponsor for ISL
PANAJI: Adding yet another feather to its association with sports in the country, Videocon d2h a Direct-To-Home (DTH) service provider, has associated itself as the principal sponsor for the FC Goa team in the Hero Indian Super League. The logo of Videocon d2h will prominently feature on the front of the jersey of FC Goa players. Videocon d2h is a brand with experience. It is a youthful brand with a focus on youth, urban and suburban segments. This brings in a perfect synergy with the personality of the FC Goa – Believe, Strike and Inspire. FC Goa is co-owned by Videocon, Salgaocar, Dempo and sports super star Virat Kohli, and its brand ambassador is Varun Dhawan. It has players like Robert Pires, Andre Santos, Gabriel Fernandes, Clifford Miranda, and is coached by Zico. NT
Gawali appointed HPCL’s marketing director
PANAJI: Y K Gawali has been appointed director of marketing of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) by the Union government and took his charge on October 10. Gawali is an engineering graduate in Civil and commenced his career in HPCL in 1982. He brings with him a wide range of experience in the petroleum industry spanning over 32 years in various fields ranging from LPG, operations, distributions, pipelines and projects. Prior to taking over as HPCL director of marketing, Gawali was heading the LPG SBU as executive director, LPG. NT