~ Module titled ‘Conservation and Civic Sense’ created and made accessible to Schools ~
Club Enerji, Tata Power's nationwide movement, has been relentlessly working towards spreading the message of being responsible citizens by conservation of energy & resources across the country. In pursuance to its theme of Conservation of Values, towards building a value-based nation, Club Enerji and Tata ClassEdge have joined hands in creating a module titled ‘Conservation and Civic Sense’. Targeted at students, the stimulating module will be accessible to schools and include material on energy and resource conservation as also on Conservation of Civic and Moral values and guiding students towards becoming responsible citizens.
Club Enerji’s collaboration with Tata ClassEdge builds upon reinforcing its contribution towards nation building. With its innovative and comprehensive instructional solution, Tata ClassEdge provides teachers the support required to make classroom learning a holistic and enjoyable process. Supported by a robust instructional design model – the multiple learning experiences model (MLEx™) – ClassEdge provides comprehensive curriculum-mapped lesson plans, which include activities, multimedia and other material that are tagged at different levels. Since its inception, ClassEdge has become a trusted partner to over 1200 schools across India.
Speaking on the initiative, Mr. Anil Sardana, MD & CEO, Tata Power, said, "As part of our centenary year celebrations, we have enhanced our Club Enerji programmes to encourage children of today to become Responsible Citizens of tomorrow. Our partnership with Tata ClassEdge will be beneficial towards children’s overall development and further ensure their readiness in their future role as nation builders. With innovative pedagogical and educational technology abilities of Tata ClassEdge, our Club Enerji programme will sensitise the citizens of tomorrow the need of being moral & growing as responsible citizens to promote energy & resource conservation. At Tata Power, we are committed to lighting-up-lives for the years to come", Mr. Sardana further added.
Mr. Nirav Khambhati, CEO, Tata ClassEdge said, “We are excited to collaborate with another Tata firm that shares our goal of nurturing young Indians not only as thinkers and innovators, but also as responsible citizens. Through our partnership with Tata Power Club Enerji, we aim to deliver the message of losing no time in striving for a greener, safer and happier tomorrow, directly to the future custodians of the country.”
Over the last few years, Tata ClassEdge has introduced a series of innovative offerings which include GameEdge, LabEdge, TestEdge and PlanEdge-covering academic planning, assessments, virtual labs and gamification. Most recently, the firm also released ClassEdge Connect, a collaborative platform for teachers to share resources and teaching ideas across schools.
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. The initiative has further sensitised approximately 9.3 million citizens cross 11 locations in Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Pune, Bangalore, Lonavala, Maithon, Belgaum, Jamshedpur and Ranchi.
Today, Club Enerji has become a holistic movement to save energy and natural resources. It has reached out to over 480 schools in India with a total of 1,59,103 Energy Champions, and 2,04,719 Energy Ambassadors.
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 ClassEdge:
Tata ClassEdge provides an innovative and comprehensive instructional solution that empowers teachers to teach better, with an effective blend of curriculum-mapped classroom activities and interactive multimedia. Tata ClassEdge’s proprietary instructional framework, Multiple Learning Experiences (MLEx™) model, makes use of distinct types of activities that promote social and thinking skills in students, including critical thinking, creativity, teamwork, research-orientation and communication skills. More than 40,000 teachers across India have already adopted the Tata ClassEdge way of teaching.
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 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 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  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 Tata 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