OREANDA-NEWS. Sterlite Copper distributed mobility aids to persons with disabilities in a function held at Lucia Centre for the physically challenged here.

Rev.Yvon Ambrose, Bishop of Tuticorin Diocese distributed the mobility aids to 110 differently- abled people in the presence of Mr.M.Kumaravendhan, General Manager - Projects and Mr.I.Rajasekar, Head - Business Excellence, Sterlite Copper. The devices included wheelchairs, crutches, artificial limbs and other mobility aids.

"Sterlite Copper has woven social responsibility into its business fabric right from its inception in 1996-97. The aim has always been to go beyond mere 'corporate social responsibility' to understand the real needs and genuine concerns of the people and provide the necessary stimulus to not only address these issues but ensure social involvement, acceptability and sustainability," said Mr. M.Kumaravendhan. He also added that more than 2.5 lakh people are getting impacted by Sterlite's community welfare initiatives every year in Tamil Nadu.

Dr.Sundar, Chairman, Freedom Trust, Fr.Clarence Dinesh, Director, Lucia Centre for the physically challenged, Mr. R.Rajasekarapandy, Head - Corporate Social Responsibility, Sterlite Copper and employees of Sterlite were present during the event.