Facilitates access to clean drinking water to school children, Benefits 650 students across 6 schools
IndiaCSR News Network
MUMBAI: Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, has always ranked the interest and wellbeing of the community as a priority, and has simultaneously worked towards their holistic progress. Upholding this commitment, Tata Power undertook a Water Purifier Distribution Program in Kamba Village, Ambernath, District-Thane, Mumbai. The Company distributed around 20 Tata Swach water purifiers which will cater to the needs of more than 650 students across 6 schools of Kamba Village.
The objective of this initiative is to solve the issue of unavailability of clean drinking water. The easy to use water purifiers will provide safe drinking water, protect the health of school children, and help prevent water borne diseases. The Tata Power transmission team also highlighted the benefits of the Tata Swach Water Purifier to the school children and teachers via an engaging presentation.
Speaking on the initiative, Mr. V K Chourey, Head-Transmission, Mumbai Operation, Tata Power, stated, “Safe drinking water is a basic human need. However, a large portion of India’s population is denied access to safe drinking water. The social cost of water contamination is enormous and is increasing every year. Tata Power endeavors to cater to this need by providing access to clean and hygienic drinking water.”
“We will constantly support and respond to the need of our surrounding communities by continuously undertaking such initiatives in the future as well.” Added Mr. Ashok Sethi, COO & ED(Operations).
The Water Purifier Distribution Program was marked with a function attended by Mr. K .K Rao, Head-Transmission Overhead Lines, and other noteworthy officials from Tata Power. Mr. K.K. Rao enlightened the audience about the water purifier distribution initiative and other CSR programs by the Company. Mr. Sandeep Pavshe, Kamba Sarpanch, thanked Tata Power for the worthy initiative to serve the schools and children of Kamba village and wished to collaborate with Tata Power for further initiatives.