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Tata Power's Club Enerji organizes Awareness Drive to address water pollution in Mumbai November 28, 2015


Club Enerji, Tata Power's nationwide movement, has been ceaselessly working towards spreading the message of being responsible citizens by conservation of energy & resources across the country, with a strategic focus on nation building. In line with this commitment, Club Enerji today orgainsed an Awareness Drive at the Gateway of India to create social awareness about the dangers posed to public health due to increasing rate of water pollution in the city.

Approximate 90 students aged 7-8 years participated in the awareness programme sensitising more than 900 people. The drive included a riveting street play performance, followed by a puppet show on a ferry around the Gateway of India. The objective of this initiative was to educate the public at large about the risks associated with water pollution and consequent health hazards it poses, along with encouraging children to become socially responsible citizens of the country.

Speaking on this initiative, Mr. Anil Sardana, MD & CEO, Tata Power, said, “As a part of our 100 year celebration, we have devised programmes that not only focuses on energy conservation but also on resource conservation and moral and civic values, through which we aim to contribute towards nation building. Water Pollution has become an area for concern and through this awareness drive at the historical Gateway of India, we hope people understand their social responsibilities and work towards curbing the same. We would like to thank the students and management of various schools for participating and extending their support to this initiative.”

The Club Enerji initiative has been contributing extensively towards a brighter and greener tomorrow by undertaking several successful initiatives. The savings of 14.2 MUs of electricity is equivalent to saving 14,200 tonnes of CO2 and is enough to light up over 6,943 houses for a year. Tata Power’s Club Enerji has won numerous accolades and has been recognised as a best practice in forums like Learning Mission by the Tata group. A case study has also been done by IIM Ahmedabad on the programme. Further, it has also won the gold at the ABCI awards in the category ‘best communication material’ and bronze for its resource conservation module; Asia Pacific Enterprise Leadership Awards (APELA), Singapore, has conferred ‘APELA 2012' - Eco Advocate Award' to Club Enerji.

 
 

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 [8669] 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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