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Tata Power joined hands with school children to organise 'No Plastic Drive' in Mumbai Mar 02, 2017

~The initiative is a part of ‘Club Enerji’ campaign for a greener and cleaner and a ‘Plastic Free’ Mumbai~

Club Enerji, Tata Power's school outreach programme has been running successful in sensitizing children at the school level and the public, on the ethos and importance of energy conservation and moral & civic programs. The school level campaign has been instrumental in instilling the moral values of conservation of energy and the greener and better world for the future generation. Following on the philosophy, Tata Power as part of their Club Enerji initiative organized a ‘No Plastic Drive’ with Pawar Public School, Bhandup to raise awareness on a plastic free world.

More than 50 students were part of the rally that raised slogans of a ‘Swacch Mumbai, Harit Mumbai’ and 'Say no to plastic’. The effort also witnessed students from Pawar Public School, Bhandup, as part of their ‘No Plastic Drive’ distributing paper bags to the hawkers and vendors near Bhandup railway Station. Tata Power recognizes students, the future generation of the country, as the best ambassadors of conservation of resource and preservation of the environment.

Speaking about this initiative, Mr. Anil Sardana, CEO & MD, Tata Power, said, "Tata Power’s Club Enerji is a national movement that has touched close to 500 schools across 11 cities in India. The enthusiasm and dedication displayed by the students makes it a unique initiative helping us reaching out to millions with the message of conserving energy. The campaign has successfully reached out to the citizens through the ardent efforts of school children, the future generation of the society. We would like to thank the students and management of with Pawar Public School, Bhandup for extending their whole-hearted support and the efforts for raising awareness for a plastic free world a success."

The students from Pawar Public School, Bhandup, from 6th and 7th grade made paper bags by using old newspaper rolls and distributed them in the vicinity of Bhandup station. The paper bags were distributed to vendors and hawkers, explaining to them the ill effects of plastic. the students urged them to sell their commodities in paper bags instead of plastic bags. More than 500 paper bags were distributed during the campaign. The rally witnessed students accompanied by their teachers walk along carrying placards with messages of Swacch Mumbai, Harit Mumbai,’ Say no to plastic’, ‘A world without plastic is fantastic’, ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ among many others. The students, under the aegis of Tata Power Club Enerji, also organized for a ‘signature campaign’. The students requested the commuters at the railway station to place their signature and express their support for the ’No Plastic Movement’. The overall efforts of the students were well appreciated by the public.

The Procession... Distribution of paper bags to vendors...
   
   
Signature campaign...

About Tata Power Club Enerji:
Tata Power started its school outreach programme, "Tata Power Energy Club" in 2007. In 2009, Club Enerji took its next big leap, with the programme turning into a national movement, covering more than 500 schools across Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Belgaum, Jamshedpur and Lonavla and further attained a new milestone of achieving over one million citizens sensitisation and more than one million units energy savings. School children, from Class III to Class IX, are taught the importance of conserving energy through innovative modules which include audiovisuals and power point presentations. Children are imparted energy saving and resource conservation tips during these sessions, usage of which have shown dramatic savings. Club Enerji reached out to more than 12.8 million, collectively saved 17.2 million units of electricity and is present in 11 cities across 500 schools in India.

About Tata Power:
Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company with a growing international presence. The Company together with its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities has an installed gross generation capacity of 10477 MW and a presence in all the segments of the power sector viz. Fuel Security and Logistics, Generation (thermal, hydro, solar and wind), Transmission, Distribution and Trading. It has successful public-private partnerships in Generation, Transmission and Distribution in India namely “Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited" with Delhi Vidyut Board for distribution in North Delhi, 'Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.' with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi and 'Maithon Power Ltd.' with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. Tata Power is serving more than 2.6 million distribution consumers in India and has developed the country’s first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. It is also one of the largest renewable energy players in India with a clean energy portfolio of 3042 MW. Its international presence includes strategic investments in Indonesia through a 30% stake in the leading coal company PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC), 26% stake in mines at PT Baramulti Suksessarana Tbk ("BSSR"); in Singapore through Trust Energy Resources to securitize coal supply and the shipping of coal for its thermal power generation operations; in South Africa through a joint venture called ‘Cennergi’ to develop projects in sub-Sahara Africa; in Zambia through 50:50 joint venture with ZESCO for 120 MW Hydro which has become operational in 2016; in Georgia through AGL which is a joint venture with Clean Energy, Norway & IFC for development of 185 MW hydro project which is scheduled to be commissioned in 2016; in Australia through investments in enhanced geothermal and clean coal technologies and in Bhutan through a hydro project in partnership with The Royal Government of Bhutan. With its track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world class safety processes, customer care and driving green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for a multi-fold growth and committed to 'lighting up lives' for generations to come”. Visit us at: www.tatapower.com

For further information, please contact:

Shalini Singh
Chief, Corporate Communications
The Tata Power Company Limited
Phone: 022 - 6665 8748
Email: shalinis@tatapower.com

Sneha Dev / Jaison Rebello
Rediffusion / Edelman
9958000706 / 8286939726
Email: sneha.dev@edelman.com /
jaison.rebello@edelman.com

 
   
 
 
 
 
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