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Thursday 05 May, 2011

Vedanta Resources

Dividend Arrangements

RNS Number : 9863F
Vedanta Resources PLC
05 May 2011

Dividend Arrangements


Vedanta Resources plc ("Vedanta") announced a final dividend of US 32.5 cents per Ordinary Share on 5 May 2011 in respect of the twelve months ended 31 March 2011.  The dividend will be paid out in US dollars on 3 August 2011 to those shareholders on the Register on 08 July 2011.


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 £0.6043 to the US dollar, equating to 19.64 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 5th May 2011.


Shareholders wishing to receive their dividends in UK pounds sterling should notify the Company's Registrars by 15 July 2011.  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
Gordon Simpson

Finsbury Group


Tel: +44 207 251 3801




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