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Thursday 07 May, 2009

Vedanta Resources

Dividend Arrangements

RNS Number : 8252R
Vedanta Resources PLC
07 May 2009

Dividend Arrangements 

Vedanta Resources plc ('Vedanta') announced a final dividend of US 25 cents per Ordinary Share on 7 May 2009 in respect of the twelve months ended 31 March 2009 The dividend will be paid out in US dollars on August 2009 to those shareholders on the Register on 10 July 2009. 

Shareholders may elect to receive the dividend in UK pounds sterling if they wish.  The Board has determined that the exchange rate to be applied to convert the dividend into UK pounds will be £0.668 to the US dollar, equating to 16.70 pence per Ordinary Share.  This exchange rate is based on the average exchange rate for the five business days prior to the announcement of the Company's final results on 7th May 2009.

Shareholders wishing to receive their dividends in UK pounds sterling should notify the Company's Registrars by 24 July 2009 The Company's Registrars can also arrange for dividends to be paid direct into shareholders' UK bank accounts.  This arrangement will only be available in respect of dividends paid in UK pounds sterling. 

The Company's Registrars are Computershare Investor Services PLC and can be contacted at The Pavilions, Bridgwater Road, Bristol BS99 6ZZ or on telephone number +44 (0) 870 707 1388

For further information, please contact: 

Deepak Kumar
Company Secretary 

Vedanta Resources plc 



Tel: +44 20 7499 5900 

Faeth Birch
Robin Walker 

Finsbury Group

Tel: +44 207 251 3801


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