Vedanta at a Glance

Vedanta Limited (formerly Sesa Sterlite Ltd. / Sesa Goa Ltd.) is a global diversified natural resources company with operations across zinc, lead, silver, oil & gas, iron ore, copper, aluminium and commercial power

~27%

contribution to India’s Crude oil production

78%

market share in India’s Zinc industry

48%

market share in India’s Aluminium industry

34%

market share in India’s Copper industry

` 171 Cr

invested in social initiatives

69,000

employees (direct and indirect)

` 27,900 Cr

paid to the exchequer

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Oil & Gas

Businesses

Cairn India

Production volume

212 kboepd

Cost curve position

1st Quartile

R&R Life

15+ years

EBITDA

` 8,659 Crore

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Zinc-Lead-Silver

Businesses

Zinc India (HZL)
Zinc International

Production volume

887 kt
312 kt

Cost curve position

1st Quartile
2nd Quartile

R&R Life

25+ years
20+ years

EBITDA

` 7,258 Crore
`1,082 Crore

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Iron Ore

Businesses

India Iron Ore Operations and Liberia Iron Ore Project

Production volume1

0.6 mt

Cost curve position

1st Quartile

R&R Life2

20+ years

EBITDA

` 135 Crore

1 Production at Karnataka suspended until December 2013    and suspended for the full financial year at Goa.
2 Excluding Liberia. `1,082 Crore

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Copper

Businesses

Tuticorin smelter, India Copper Mines of Tasmania (under care and maintenance)

Production volume

Copper Cathodes 362 kt

EBITDA

` 1,636 Crore

Cost curve position

2nd Quartile

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Aluminium

Businesses

BALCO Jharsuguda and Korba Smelters, Lanjigarh Alumina Refinery

Production volume

Aluminium 877 kt
Alumina 977 kt

EBITDA

` 2,517 Crore

Cost curve position

2nd Quartile

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Power

Businesses

MALCO, HZL Wind Power, Jharsuguda and Talwandi Sabo Power Plants

Power sales

9,859 million Kwh

EBITDA

` 873 Crore

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Essential to Transforming India

In 2014, the Indian Government launched a major national campaign, ‘Make in India’, to encourage companies to manufacture in India. The initiative is focused on 25 sectors of the economy and aims to create jobs and enhance skills.

Iron Ore

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391mt

reserves and resources in Goa and Karnataka


Iron ore, a key ingredient in steel making, is expected to benefit from increased demand in India as a result of higher consumption of consumer durables and the Government's target to increase steel production to 300 mt

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Aluminium

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1mt

produced at Vedanta's Alumina refinery


Due to Aluminium's light weight and low cost, the metal is increasingly used in residences, buildings, automobiles and appliances.

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Power

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8.7GW

Power generation capacity at Vedanta


The availability of power in India is increasing, but demand outstrips supply leading to a substantial power shortage. Around 280 million people in India do not have electricity connections and the Government aims to supply power to all homes by 2019.

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Zinc-Lead-Silver

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78%

market share in India


Galvanising accounts for more than 75% of zinc demand in India. The Indian Government's focus on infrastructure projects, such as upgrading railway stations, building new airports and roads; developing.

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Oil & Gas

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27%

of India's domestic crude oil produced by Vedanta


Oil and Gas contribute to approximately 37% of India's primary energy consumption and the demand continues to rise, with ~77% of requirement being imported.

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Copper

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800SMEs

in India are supplied copper by Vedanta


Copper demand in India is expected to grow at 9 - 10%, ahead of economic growth in India. Vedanta can contribute by ensuring the availability of the right quality of copper to the manufacturing sector.

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Chairman's Statement

At Vedanta, creating sustainable, long term value for our stakeholders is through our core assets; our people.

Dear Shareholders,
Vedanta has grown at a rapid pace in the last decade and is poised to maintain industry-leading growth rates as our capacities in Aluminium, Power, Iron ore, Zinc and Silver ramp up. Our commitment is to deliver excellence and create greater value for all our stakeholders, while our strategic priorities remain unchanged. Reflecting on another productive year, we are well-positioned to capitalise on India’s abundant natural resource opportunities.

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CEO's Statement

Maintaining our licence to operate is at the heart of our strategy.

We have continued to focus on improving our operational performance and enhancing production, delivering record volumes of zinc, copper and aluminium, and generating positive free cash flow in the volatile commodity markets. Safety remains a top priority and although fatalities have dropped, more remains to be done.

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Financial Highlights

` 73,364 Cr

Revenue

` 22,226 Cr

EBITDA

` 5,060 Cr

Attributable pre-exceptional PAT

` 3,425 Cr

Free Cash Flow post Capex

` 27,900 Cr

Contribution to the Indian exchequer

` 4.10 per share

Total dividend

Business Highlights

Record full-year mined metal production at Zinc India; better positioned for underground transition

Copper India: Record production

Record full year Aluminium and Alumina production; started new Jharsuguda-II and Korba-II smelters

Recommenced Iron ore production at Karnataka; final approval awaited at Goa; record annual production of Pig Iron

Iron ore export duty in India reduced from 30% to 10% for less than 58% Fe iron ore, effective from June 1, 2015

Oil & Gas production normalised after the planned shutdown in Q2 FY 2014-15

Sustainability Model of Vendanta

The Sustainable Development Model, which comprises the three pillars of Responsible Stewardship, Building Strong Relationships and Adding and Sharing Value, provides us with a robust structure for driving future growth, advancing both our business outcomes and offering significant benefits to the communities that host our operations. This year, we have further added a fourth dimension: strategic communications, which reflects our dedication to transparency and to engage with all stakeholders. These pillars capture the steps we must take to ensure a long-term, successful future for our business – meeting our strategic goals of growth, long-term value and sustainable development. The development of our Sustainable Development Framework over the last few years provides us with a robust structure to deliver stakeholder value, supported by our sustainable development pillars.