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Wednesday 01 March, 2006

Vedanta Resources

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Vedanta Resources PLC
01 March 2006



NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

1. Name of the issuer

VEDANTA RESOURCES PLC


2. State whether the notification relates to (i) a transaction notified in
accordance with DR 3.1.4R(1)(a); or

(ii) DR 3.1.4(R)(1)(b) a disclosure made in accordance with section 324 (as
extended by section 328) of the Companies Act 1985; or

(iii) both (i) and (ii)

BOTH (I) AND (II)


3. Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director

MR. ANIL AGARWAL


4. State whether notification relates to a person connected with a person
discharging managerial responsibilities/director named in 3 and identify the
connected person

YES. THE NOTIFICATION RELATES TO VOLCAN INVESTMENTS LIMITED


5. Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person
referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

THE NOTIFICATION IS IN RESPECT OF A HOLDING OF VOLCAN INVESTMENTS LTD


6. Description of shares (including class), debentures or derivatives or
financial instruments relating to shares

ORDINARY SHARES OF US$ 0.10 EACH


7. Name of registered shareholders(s) and, if more than one, the number of
shares held by each of them

VOLCAN INVESTMENTS LIMITED


8 State the nature of the transaction

IN THE OFFERING CIRCULAR DATED 20TH FEBRUARY 2006 AND ISSUED BY VEDANTA FINANCE
(JERSEY) LIMITED (A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF VEDANTA RESOURCES PLC) IN
CONNECTION WITH THE ISSUE OF 4.60% GUARANTEED CONVERTIBLE BONDS 2026, IT IS
STATED THAT VOLCAN INVESTMENTS LIMITED WOULD BE TRANSFERRING 10 ORDINARY SHARES
OF VEDANTA RESOURCES PLC TO THE DEPOSITORY FACILITY REFERRED TO IN THAT OFFERING
CIRCULAR. VOLCAN INVESTMENTS LIMITED PURCHASED 10 ORDINARY SHARES IN VEDANTA
RESOURCES PLC ON 24th FEBRUARY 2006. THIS PURCHASE WAS MADE SOLELY TO FACILITATE
THAT TRANSFER.


9. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares
acquired

TEN


10. Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should
not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

APPROX 0.00%


11. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares
disposed

NONE


12. Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should
not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

ZERO


13. Price per share or value of transaction

£10.345


14. Date and place of transaction

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE 24TH FEBRUARY 2006


15. Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following
notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when
calculating percentage)

TOTAL HOLDING: 154,157,921
TOTAL PERCENTAGE HOLDING: 53.76%


16. Date issuer informed of transaction

1ST MARCH 2006


If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by
the issuer complete the following boxes

17 Date of grant


18. Period during which or date on which it can be exercised


19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option


20. Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)


21. Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price is to be
fixed at the time of exercise


22. Total number of shares or debentures over which options held following
notification


23. Any additional information


24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries


Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making
notification

DEEPAK KUMAR
0207 6594734

Date of notification
1ST MARCH 2006
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