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Sterlite EdIndia Foundation Wins CSR Award for Training Teachers During the Pandemic

December 7, 2021
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Sterlite Power has won the Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year – India for the initiative of its subsidiary, Sterlite EdIndia Foundation, for training more than 2 lakh teachers across the states of Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tripura and Uttarakhand, during the pandemic.

Sterlite Power Transmission Limited, a private sector power transmission infrastructure developer and solutions provider, has been recognised at the Asian Power Awards 2021. Its foundation, EdIndia is a section 8 Not for Profit Company that leverages technology and data analytics to create innovative solutions to impact the quality of education at scale.

Sterlite EdIndia Foundation is engaged in the business of, amongst others, promotion and undertaking the corporate social responsibility activities of Sterlite Power and its subsidiaries.  The electricity transmission infrastructure firm, part of Vedanta group, has two business lines — global infrastructure and solutions.

The Asian Power Awards recognizes innovative and trailblazing initiatives in the power sector in Asia. Asian Power (AP) is the definitive quarterly publication for the power generation, transmission and distribution industry in the Asia Pacific region.  Each year, Asian Power holds the Asian Power Awards, the region’s most acclaimed awards programme for Asia Pacific’s power industry.

EdIndia’s initiative, Pragyan is a multi-state in-service teacher capacity building programme that aims to improve the teaching-learning environment in the classrooms. To capacitate the teachers of public education systems of the country, Pragyan focuses on large-scale interventions leveraging technology.