Udaipur 5 th May 2033: Hindustan Zinc, under its Jeevan Tarang program organized “Paint for Joy” a volunteering program to connect and strengthen the bond between Hindustan Zinc’s employees, business partners and other community people with the extended family of Jeevan Tarang’s special students. Aligning with the theme of ‘Earth Our Home & Taking Care of Biodiversity,’ more than 400 special students and Hindustan Zinc volunteers showcased their brilliant strokes at the program, conducted across 3 operational areas of Hindustan Zinc.
The students through their paintings depicted their concern towards the alarming issue of pollution and further gave a strong message of the need to protect the environment. As a step to celebrate and recognize the creativity of the students, the paintings were then displayed on the craft gallery in the respective schools. The entire program was conducted in three phases covering three locations: Mook Badhir Senior Secondary school, Ajmer, Mook Badhir Senior Secondary school, Bhilwara, and Abhilasha Vidyalaya, Udaipur.
Hindustan Zinc’s Jeevan Tarang Programme was launched in 2017 with the purpose of assisting people with disabilities to become contributing members of their families by completing their educational requirements. The approach has successfully improved the learning capacity of over 700 children with visual and auditory-hearing impairments. Over 100 visually impaired children have received technology training, including instruction on how to use DAISY players, smartphones, computers, Microsoft Office, and software to access online learning content. A specific curriculum has taught Indian Sign Language to over 600 kids.
Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group company in Zinc-Lead and Silver business, is 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 Responsibility 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 2022’, ‘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.