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Tata Power Club Enerji celebrates Children's Day in Mumbai: Reinforce the need for a greener and cleaner tomorrow November 14, 2014

Cleanliness rally, skit and painting session ensure a fun Children's Day

Tata Power's nationwide energy conservation programme, Club Enerji, has been relentlessly spreading awareness to protect Mother Earth and preserve our natural resources. In honour of this commitment, the Mini Club of Little Flower School, Thane, in collaboration with Tata Power's Club Enerji, organised a Waste Management and cleanliness drive as a part of Children's Day celebrations.

The objective of this initiative was to communicate the significance of waste management to the students as well as to impart knowledge on resource conservation. Tata Power's expert team of educators sensitized the students about the repercussions of waste dumping on the environment and its impact on the ecosystem through various interesting audio- video presentations. Armed with banners and posters, more than 2171 students from the 5th to 10th standard participated in a cleanliness drive in the neighboring areas, and sensitised the residents about the benefits of recycling through a skit.

The highlight of the event was a wall painting session where the children drew beautiful sketches of their view of a green and clean earth, followed by a signature campaign where the participating students signed their names.

Speaking on the initiative, Mr. Anil Sardana, Managing Director, Tata Power, stated, "Tata Power understands that children at a young age need to be taught about resource conservation for a greener tomorrow. Through Club Enerji, Tata Power aims to provide a platform to students to share and expand their understanding and knowledge on the wasteful usage of energy and natural resources. We are extremely pleased with the enthusiasm displayed by the children as well as their creativity in communicating their message. We applaud their zeal, and would like to extend our hearty appreciation to the school for their unwavered commitment towards this initiative."

In its 7th year of success, Tata Power Club Enerji has recently launched the Waste Management Module as a part of its Resource Conservation Programme and has received enthusiastic response from all its members. The Club Enerji movement has successfully achieved a significant milestone of saving 11.2 million units of electricity by sensitising more than 7 million people across 11 locations including Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Pune, Bangalore, Lonavala, Maithon, Belgaum, Jamshedpur and Ranchi since its inception. The units saved by the Club are equivalent to the amount of energy used to light up 5,266 houses for one year and save 11,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions.

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 400 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 audio-visuals 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 7 million, collectively saved 11.2 million units of electricity and is present in 11 cities across 400 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 [8613] MW in India 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 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. 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") and a geothermal project; in Singapore through Trust Energy Resources to securitise 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 South Africa, Botswana and Namibia; 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

Payal Tiwari / Aneesha Singh
Rediffusion / Edelman
9920 483225 / 9820 741240
Email: payal.tiwari@edelman.com
Aneesha.Singh@edelman.com


 
   
 
 
 
 
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