To achieve zero harm, zero waste & zero discharge across operations at Vedanta.
Transforming Operations across value chains to enhance the performance with integrated
smart infrastructure and facilities while ensuring cost efficiency and productivity.
To create advanced reliable assets through implementation of cutting-edge computing
technology and analysis systems.
Emerge as a leader in the mining industry through digital transition and advanced
process control methods to make unit operation more effective and low cost.
Adopt to cutting edge Mines to Mills integration technologies for improved
operational recoveries as well as improve production yields.
To emerge as the global leader in the production of quality raw materials
To create employment and new product enterprise through re-purposing of waste material for a gainful utilisation and create a zero-waste, zero harm, zero discharge environment.
To build intelligent logistics and supply chain management systems for sustainable
To become a global leader in developing products using the tailings/waste from mines,
production of new composite raw materials, and recycling technology.
To support marginal communities within the vicinity of the Vedanta group companies in
areas such as farming, education, livelihood, and sports to holistically develop them.
Transitioning all activities into digital platforms to improve agility across the value
Fostering collaboration by reducing inefficient utilisation of skilled workforce.
Seamless and automated smart contracts for managing outsourced partners to improve
operational efficiency resulting in the achievement of desired outcomes across business
Accelerate exploration and fast track the field development to enhance production and
recovery with increased productivity and reduced costs.
To become a global leader in trading raw material through adoption of advanced digital
A unified digital platform focused on the end-to-end management of commercial contracts
and legal processes to improve transparency across the Vedanta group.
Manage the talent pool starting right from the recruitment process to upskill them for
various business needs, improve employee engagement, and create an alumni network with
the adoption of global best practices.
Seamless and secure movement of assets, employees, visitors within plants and units of
Vedanta with utmost visibility and maximum control through a centralized system.
Monitoring and automation of various operations across Vedanta to achieve
zero accidents & zero harm to manpower; significantly reduce carbon & other
harmful emissions; reduction in energy consumption; and ensuring 100%
adherence to compliance. Deploy underground mines with ventilation & air
Operational: Introduction of new systems will require
changes in habits & product training among employees & on-ground workforce.
Financial:Total Cost of Ownership, especially initial
investments, should be low.
Technological:Introduction of a new system will require a
technology ecosystem across operations and familiarising all stakeholders
with the new systems.
Environmental: The goal is to solve and reduce
environmental impacts at scale.
Embrace state-of-the-art technologies and processes to improve resource recovery across the value
chain to optimize production, improve recovery, reduce operating cost, enhance safety, and
reduce the engineering hours, thereby break operational silos between facilities to uncover
productivity gains, and identify new areas of value creation by integrating data to augment
Operational: When operations are carried out in tough environments, the
wellbeing and safety of people along with the surrounding ecosystem become a predominant
Financial:Heavy initial investment in new systems will be an adoption barrier.
Along with the need for the complete replacement of existing systems might reduce the
adaptability of new technologies.
Technological:Availability of complete historical operational/production data
for advanced analytics and simulation modeling.
Environmental: Impact on the environment to be considered while designing and
deployment of new cutting edge tech to prevent adverse effects and ensure that existing
operations can be made more environmentally sustainable.
To monitor and optimize usage of assets and predicting the failure of assets based on past
instances and prescribe suitable maintenance measures thereby increasing the asset reliability,
overall equipment effectiveness by beyond 15 %, and lowering of operational costs by more than
20 %. The overall goal is to achieve zero-downtime of all critical asset infrastructures.
Operational: Extreme working temperatures, pressure and environmental
Financial:The new predictive maintenance & asset optimization technology must
be compatible with existing infrastructure without requiring the need for complete replacement.
Technological:The availability of predefined data, provision for integrating
the computing setup.
Environmental: The systems implemented should work under the environment
control norms, only contain elements qualified as environment friendly.
Adoption of digital hardware and software technology for optimization of the complete Mining and
Blasting process to increase production, lower the cost involved in the exploration of mines of
required material, implement accurate blasting methods and improve operational recoveries in
mines to mill. Increase the production rates by up to 20 % from within the existing
Operational: Advanced new technology adoption will require dedicated product
training for the on ground workforce.
Financial: Heavy initial investment on new systems will be an adoption
Technological: Availability of accurate historical data, clear definition of
boundary limits and parameters..
Environmental: Impact on the environment to be considered while designing and
deployment of new cutting edge tech. Also, environment-friendly materials to be used even during
the production of prototypes as well as the final product.
Inorganic growth opportunities through new material/product discovery and usage.
Technological evolution to create materials that outperform conventional materials.
New applications to drive per capita consumption.
To stay on par with the demand and supply of environment-friendly raw materials.
Repurposing of waste from mines through implementation of advanced recycling technology.
Operational: Changes to habits and process on introduction of a new
Financial:Initial heavy investments for the adoption of new process.
Technological:Maturity of recycling material technology for adoption.
Achieving benchmark certifications for compliance by the new product/materials.
Adoption of advanced testing methods and autonomous technology for quality compliance check on
raw materials with 100 % accuracy. Automated intelligent systems for touchless, autonomous
quality certification without any human intervention and consistent output. Implementation of
digital technology for increased efficiency and data-driven decisions.
Operational: Importing data from logbooks and legacy systems, integration with
Technological:The accuracy with which autonomous quality certification for raw
material can be done
Environmental: Testing methods should be carried out in well-defined
environment not expose humans or valuable assets to any harmful substance
Operational: Employee and public safety while adopting gainful utilisation of
Financial:High initial setup costs, total life cycle costs will be adoption
Technological:Lack of on-ground human resources with strong technical
Environmental: The waste management norms, regulations, and policies of the
government should strictly adhere.
Adoption of intelligent Platforms and processes to reduce overall logistics cost, predict
customer buying patterns and provide suitable insights on products to be procured, intelligent
logistics solutions to reduce operational costs, advanced vendor management inventory systems to
efficiently meet supply and demand.
Operational: Platform/process training required for the users, importing data
from legacy systems and logbooks
Financial:Total cost of ownership of the platforms
Technological:Accuracy of the intelligent platform, all transactions to be
done via digital platforms.
Environmental: Optimisation of logistics services to significantly reduce the
fuel being spent on logistics which contribute to pollution and carbon footprint.
Adoption of cutting edge technologies to prevent the occurrence of unauthorized intrusion,
detection of anomalies and an efficient contactless access management system. The outcomes
expected from attaining this goal are:
- Efficient monitoring, detection for complete surveillance and prevention mechanisms for
security in critical plant areas.
- Minimizing human interventions through automation
- Capability to handle large volumes of real time data
- Ensuring safety and compliance within plants
- Contactless access control
- Fast and Transparent process
- Cost effective and indigenous solutions
The critical constraints include providing contactless access control to manage huge manpower in
the industrial environment for various operations and to prevent unauthorized personals from
gaining physical access to critical components by securing the sensitive areas.
Large-scale implementation of innovations and the migration from existing legacy
systems/processes if any
Change in behaviour/process by the end-users of the innovations, a significantly large set of
people in some use cases
Adoption of innovative models in the implementation of CSR activities & initiatives, support
communities in farming, education, sports development, livelihood development and catalyze
sustainable growth of communities through the implementation of advanced technologies.
All activities, initiatives, and technologies to be adopted should look at benefitting the
communities in the vicinity of the Vedanta group of companies without causing any additional
strain to the communities involved.
The efficient project management process becomes indispensable for achieving excellence through
digital transformation enabling value identification and value realization. This highly impacts
the existing value chain while leading to multi-fold enhancement of capabilities and
cost/resource efficiency enabling the workforce to collaborate across functional domains and
facilitate an improved and enhanced working environment.
Operational: This should not require any specific skills to operate and should
be adopted without any specialised product training.
Technological:Ease of integration into existing workflows and other legacy
applications with the room for improvement in the future.
An automated platform to manage outsourced partners, monitor and track contracts leading to
increased operational efficiency and transparency for the respective Business units and their
partners. A proper definition of KRAs and objectives for each contractor which keeps track of
all the KPI's of contractors in order to track the outcomes achieved.
Operational: Acceptance by the contractors to provide cLearn unbiased data,
all work to be translated into digital format/platforms.
Technological :Clear definition of thresholds for all performance indicators.
Sustainability :The system to be implemented across the group for all
contractors and business units to ensure efficiency improvement at scale.
Accelerate exploration and fast track the field development to enhance production and recovery
with increased productivity and reduced costs.
Discover uncharted territories using integrated exploration digital technologies to establish
reserves and focus on timely completion with optimized field architecture while reducing the
upfront investment cost and also enhancing the recovery from both matured/aging fields and new
Operational: The product should have simple operational methods so that there
is a smaller learning curve compared to existing methods avoiding any special product training
and prerequisite skills & experience to operate.
Financial:The product along with all other additional equipment should be
affordable compared to existing products/solutions that are available in the market today.
Technological:This should avoid malfunction, in any case, avoiding possible
downtime and should operate independently without user intervention.
Digital adoption in all facets of purchase, sales and marketing of goods and products relevant to
Vedanta group of companies.
This includes a Digital selling platform to increase sales and tracking of customer buying
patterns with real-time intelligence on all transactions carried out, the establishment of an
end-to-end automated smart inventory/vendor management system, maintenance of a digital market
place suited for digital commerce of products to all commercial partners.
Implementation of technologies for secure transactions within Vedanta and its partners/vendors.
Operational: Training workforce to adopt the new digital platforms and
integration from/with legacy systems.
Technological :Proper initial definition of thresholds for all quantitative
parameters to aid in the automation processes.
An effective maintenance of contract and commercial lifecycles aims to eliminate repetitive costs
involving senior consultants, advocates, and the time of top leaders at Vedanta.
Centralising contracts, legal processes, data and documents and automating processes based on
milestones such as payments, follow-throughs and renewals.
A directory of litigation cases that can be accessed across groups with unified version control
on all artefacts.
Vedanta being a huge conglomerate, the migration from existing processes, which are a mix of
technology solutions and manual processes, could slow the adoption of new
Financial and Operational constraints need to be inherently overcome by the proposed system
making it intuitive/easy to the end-users and through a user-friendly interface in order to
To build an all-in-one digital platform to identify and nurture talents across departments,
engage and empower employees, enhance productivity and drive performance while creating a robust
workspace for managing all employee data which includes - Performance reviews, Payroll, Benefits
& Rewards, and Time Tracking, etc.
Operational: The systems should have simple operational methods so that there is a smaller learning curve compared to the existing methods avoiding any specialized product training and pre-requisite skills or experience to operate the new systems.
Technological :The new systems should be easily compatible with all other existing workflows and services.