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Ms. Dipti Agrawal

Head - Corporate Communication
HZLcorpcomm@vedanta.co.in

15th April 2021

Hindustan Zinc Inaugurates 1 RO Hub plant at Ordi and 1 Water ATM at Dabok

Udaipur:  Sustainability and water positivity is at the core of Hindustan Zinc’s principles, be it for its operations or its surrounding communities. Rajasthan is a water scarce state and Hindustan Zinc has been making constant efforts in conserving water as well as ensuring water sufficiency for its surrounding villages, especially for safe, drinking water. To make villages near Debari location water sufficient, Hindustan Zinc’s Smelter at Debari installed 1 RO hub plant at Ordi and 1 water ATM at Dabok. The water ATM has a storage capacity of 3000 litres of drinking water which can be availed by the local families.

These water structures were inaugurated by Mr. Pushkar Lal Dangi, ex – MLA Mavli, along with key village stakeholders and PRI Representatives as well as employees of Hindustan Zinc. The guests appreciated the support extended by Hindustan Zinc towards the communities. Till date, Hindustan Zinc has installed 6 RO plants and 21 water ATMs that provide safe drinking water facilities to members of local villages. This initiative will benefit more than 5000 villagers from nearby community daily.

As part of its core philosophy, HZL works closely with its communities to create value for its stakeholders and drive overall social-economic development. The company is currently impacting the lives of about 5 Lakh people through various community development initiatives. The CSR initiatives focus on 184 villages in the vicinity of its business operations in Rajasthan.

About Hindustan Zinc Limited

Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group Company, is one of the world’s largest and India’s only integrated producer of Zinc-Lead and Silver. The Company has its Headquarter at Udaipur in the State of Rajasthan where it has its Zinc-Lead mines and smelting complexes. Hindustan Zinc is self-sufficient in power with captive thermal power plants and also has ventured into green energy by setting up wind power plants. The Company is ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific and globally 7th in Dow Jones Sustainability Index in 2020 amongst Mining & Metal companies. Hindustan Zinc is a certified Water Positive Company, a member of the FTSE4Good Index and has scored ‘A’ rating by CDP for climate change.

Being a people-first company, Hindustan Zinc believes in inculcating the values of Trust and Excellence to have a culture of high-performance in its workforce. 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 2021’, ‘Company with Great Managers 2020’ by People Business and the People First HR Excellence Award.

As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc has been relentlessly working to improve the lives of rural and tribal people residing near its business locations. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in India and are currently reaching out to 500,000 people in 184 core villages of Rajasthan and 5 in Uttarakhand. As a market leader, Hindustan Zinc governs about 77% of growing Zinc market in India.