Vedanta Res PLC VED Dividend Arrangements

  Vedanta Res PLC (VED) - Dividend Arrangements

RNS Number : 5116Q
Vedanta Resources PLC
07 November 2012

                            Dividend Arrangements


Vedanta Resources plc ("Vedanta") announced an interim dividend of US 21 cents
per Ordinary Share on 7  November 2012 in respect of  the six months ended  30 
September 2012. The dividend  will be paid  out in US  dollars on 19  December 
2012 to those shareholders on the Register on 23 November 2012. 

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 £0.6231  to the US  dollar, equating  to 
13.09 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 interim results on 7 November 2012.

Shareholders wishing to receive their  dividends in UK pounds sterling  should 
notify the Company's Registrars by 26 November 2012. 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             Tel: +44 20 7499 5900
Company Secretary

Vedanta Resources plc
Gordon Simpson           Tel: +44 207 251 3801

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