ODISHA: Tata Power -DDL has sent a team comprising of 25 engineers & technicians from its regular Operations to assist the State Government in resurrecting the damaged power network post Cyclone Fani.
Before leaving for Odisha, the team took stock of the situation to understand the extent of the damage via reports from the Indian Meteorological Department’s (IMD), National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Odisha State Administration.
Praveer Sinha, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Power, said, “As an integral part of the Tata Group, we always endeavor to stand by the fellow Indians in need. After the global recognition to the country for successfully managing the cyclone, let us all join hands in resurrecting Odisha with our concentrated efforts. Our team of engineers and technicians along with equipment has already reached Odisha and is helping in faster restoration of power supplies”.
Sanjay Banga. CEO, Tata Power – DDL, said, “The early restoration of power supply significantly contributes towards the faster relief and rehabilitation work. It not only restores public confidence but also sends a message that things are under control. We’re happy to give our contribution for a faster recovery of Odisha.”
Tata Power Solar has also distributed over 4000 solar lanterns to villagers in order to provide immediate relief.
Tata Power’s team is being assisted by Tata Steel – Kalinganagar and JUSCO for the restoration of electrical lines. Air Vistara has also extended its full air travel and freight support for the team. Tata Trusts and Tata Projects Community Development Trust is helping by providing Drinking Water Supply to the affected areas.