Kiran Agarwal, Trustee, Vedanta Foundation
Free spirited, Charismatic and Caring would be few of the many adjectives for the Chairwoman of Hindustan Zinc and trustee to Vedanta Foundation. Kiran Agarwal is the consort and companion of Anil Agarwal (Chairman of the Vedanta Resources Ltd.) Born on 22nd of Jan 1958, at Sanganer in Rajasthan, and grew up in Patna with strong family values. She has been the pillar of support to Mr. Anil Agarwal in the perusal of his ambitious business endeavours.
A woman of worth indeed, Kiran Agarwal pursued Journalism, from London School of Journalism. She is an avid reader, prolific writer and a well-read woman. Her love for reading inspired her to write a series of books catering to Indian ethos. She has been actively involved with her family business and sharing her acumen on various business developments in the family, and in setting up of Nand Ghar, an institution for the underprivileged where children get their wings to fly high, under right guidance and value based education.
She likes to cater to various aspects of social interest in a subtle manner. As a trustee of Vedanta Foundation, she pursues her passion for social causes. Concerns related to Children and women are close to her heart, making their way to the social development priorities being addressed by the Foundation. The Foundation supports the underprivileged children and women through its focused initiatives under the guidance of Kiran Agarwal. She makes it a point to visit and attend programs to the best of her available time as an opportunity to meet and interact with the underprivileged children and women.