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Highlights - 2017

Financial Highlights

  • PAT¹ up 2.6 times at Rs. 7,323 crore
  • Revenues up 12% to Rs. 71,721 crore
  • EBITDA up 41% to Rs. 21,437 crore
  • Free cash flow of Rs. 13,312 crore
  • Delivering on committed cost savings: Delivered cumulative cost and marketing savings of $712 mn over the last 8 quarters; ahead of plan to deliver $1.3 bn in four years
  • Strong Balance sheet: Gross Debt² reduced by c. Rs. 4,115 crore during the year; further reduction of c. Rs. 6,200 crore post 1st April; Net Debt/EBITDA at 0.4x – lowest and strongest among Indian and global peers; Strong financial position with total cash and liquid investments of Rs. 63,471 crore
  • Highest-ever dividends declared: Vedanta Limited announced interim dividend of Rs. 6,580 crore in Mar ‘17; Hindustan Zinc announced interim dividend of Rs. 13,985 crore including dividend distribution tax in Mar ‘17
  • Contribution to the ex-chequer in FY 2017 at c. Rs 40,000³ crores 

Operational Highlights

  • Record annual production at Aluminium, Power, Zinc India (Zinc and Silver) and at Copper-India
  • Oil & Gas: Successful ramp up from Mangala EOR with production level of 56,000 boepd in Q4 
  • Iron Ore: Achieved 2.6 million tonnes of the additional production capacity granted in Goa 
  • Zinc International: Gamsberg project on track to commence production in mid CY 2018 

Sustainability Highlights

  • Environment investment of US$46mn
  • Social Investment of Rs.110cr, encompassing 576 core villages and 1,142 peripheral villages
  • 2.2mn beneficiaries of CSR projects
  • High volume and low effect waste recycling percentage - 51% 
  • Water recycling percentage - 27%
  • 0.40 LTIFR per million man-hours worked
  • 17,091 youths provided vocational training  

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Arun Arora,
Head - Corporate Communications
Telephone: +91 124 4593039