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Tata Power's Cub Enerji organizes 'No Plastic Drive' in Mumbai February 25, 2016


Club Enerji, Tata Power's nationwide movement, has been working relentlessly towards spreading the message of being responsible citizens through various drives across the country and instilling civic and moral values among various stakeholders. In line with this commitment, Tata Power’s Club Enerji students from Pawar Public School, Bhandup organised a ‘No Plastic Drive’ to create awareness about the ill effects of using plastic bags.

The objective of this initiative was to sensitize locals on the environmental and health hazards that are triggered as a result of using plastic. Students preached to adopt eco-friendly ways and persuaded the local vendors and hawkers to use paper bags instead of plastic bags. More than 1000 paper bags were distributed outside the railway station to pedestrians, shopkeepers and hawkers. About 50 students walked in a procession carrying placards, and raising slogans of ‘Swacch Mumbai, Harit Mumbai,’ Say no to plastic’, ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’. A signature campaign was also organised alongside, to support the ‘No Plastic Drive’.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Anil Sardana, CEO & MD, Tata Power, said, “We, are delighted with the response we have received on the No plastic drive at Bhandup. We sincerely believe that our Club Enerji students are doing a commendable job in terms creating awareness and we thank them for their consistent efforts. Once again the students have proved that are they are the most effective ambassadors for green practices.”

The initiative was well appreciated by the public, who commended the efforts of the students in trying to create a desirable change in the conservation of the environment.

Tata Power’s Cub Enerji organises ‘No Plastic Drive’ in Mumbai

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 450 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 7 million, collectively saved 11.2 million units of electricity and is present in 11 cities across 450 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 [9100] 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 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

Sneha Dev / Aneesha Singh
Rediffusion / Edelman
9958000706 / 7506730635
Email: sneha.dev@edelman.com /
aneesha.singh@edelman.com

 
   
 
 
 
 
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