The company, it said, is working with the relevant regulatory authorities to expedite the restart of the operations of the plant.
On its acquisition of Electrosteel Steels, the company said: "We see favourable market dynamics for steel in India, and together with integration efficiencies with our iron ore business in Jharkhand, this acquisition is value-accretive for Vedanta."
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) had earlier this month sought response from the state government and the State Pollution Control Board on a plea moved by the metals and mining giant challenging the order to permanently close the Sterlite copper plant.
In April, the Tamil Nadu pollution control board rejected Sterlite's plea to renew the Consent To Operate, saying the company did not comply with the stipulated conditions, following which the government issued a permanent closure order on May 28.
The cancellation of land allotment for the proposed expansion of the Sterlite Copper plant had come a day after the government ordered the state Pollution Control Board to "seal and permanently close" the unit.
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