Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company has been relentlessly working towards environment conservation and is committed to the sustainable growth and protection through its various initiatives. Continuing with this commitment, Tata Power’s Club Enerji organised a tree plantation drive with the students of Lakshadham High School Goregaon at Aarey colony, in Mumbai.
As part of this tree plantation drive more than 250 Club Enerji students from Lakshadham high school along with their teachers enthusiastically planted a total of 150 varied saplings. These included - a) Saraca asoca -an endangered evergreen tree species with fragrant flowers and one of the important and indigenous tree of the Western Ghats which is an important biodiversity hotspot of the world. b)Lagerstroemia sp. (State flower of Maharashtra), c) Phyllanthus emblica - (Amla ) d)Neolamarckia cadamba - (Kadamb) - Tall growing tree which provides shade, e) Couroupita guianesis - Cannon ball tree.
Speaking on the initiative, Mr. Ashok Sethi, COO and ED, Tata Power, said "We, at Tata Power, have a strong philosophy that is built on the agenda of sustainability. We continually strive towards ensuring long-term positive impacts on the society we operate in. Trees play a vital role and are crucial for biodiversity conservation. Through this initiative, we intend to encourage tree plantation among children, while also teaching them about preservation of nature. We offer our gratitude to the students and teachers of Lakshadham High School for their wholehearted support in making this tree plantation drive a great success."
Tata Power’s efforts at nation building is not just limited to lighting up lives by providing energy to the nation, but also includes caring for the community and flora and fauna. By engaging with students through the Club Enerji movement Tata Power hopes to drive home the importance of conservation of nature and protection of biodiversity.
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 9432 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 1749 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