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Tata Power's Club Enerji organizes rally to raise awareness for a plastic-free environment Dec 13, 2017

Club Enerji, Tata Power's nationwide movement, has played a significant role in sensitizing citizen on importance of conservation of energy and natural resources. The campaign has touched upon various cities in the country and its largely led by the school students. Following the philosophy, Lok Puram Public School and Sri Harkishnan English High School in Thane, organized an impactful rally in the adjoining areas to raise awareness for a greener and healthier environment. Around 90 students took to the streets to make the Club Enerji rally a resounding success.

The rally was organized by the Enviro Squad of the Conversation Club of Lok Puram Public School, Thane. The major objective of the rally was to interact with the vegetable vendors in & around Lok Upvan and sensitise them on the harmful effects of plastic. The students interacted with the vegetable vendors and persuaded them to reduce the usage of plastic bags. Moreover, the conversation was also aimed to persuade the vegetable vendors to convince the customers to use cloth bags to carry vegetables.

The rally started at 10:30 am from Lok Puram School  and ended at 12 noon. The rally covered area around the schools and even the local markets . The students, thereafter went back to school to continue with the regular classes. Around 1000 people were sensitiesed during the rally.

Speaking on this initiative, Mr. Anil Sardana, MD and CEO, Tata Power, said, "Over the past decade Tata Power’s Club Enerji has grown from a concept to being one of nation’s leading campaign for conservation of energy. It is more encouraging to see that the initiative is led by the school students who aim for a greener and better future. The initiative undertaken by Lok Puram Public School is praiseworthy and reinforces our commitment towards a cleaner society. We take this opportunity to congratulate the participating students and the school along with our volunteers for a successful campaign to ensure minimal usage of plastic bags by the vegetable vendors in the region."

The Club Enerji programme has reached out to over 500 schools in India and has sensitised over 15 million citizens, who in turn have helped save more than 21 MU of electricity till date. The club also has 1,536 self-sustaining mini Club Enerjis and has won several national and international accolades.

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 15.81 million, collectively saved 20.89 million units of electricity and is present in 11 cities across 250 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 10549 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 3210 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 187 MW hydro project 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

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

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