Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL), a JV Company of Tata Power and Government of Delhi, today initiated a mega tree plantation drive in its distribution network of North & North West Delhi on the occasion of World Environment Day. The initiative, in sync with this year’s World Environment Day theme of promoting green cover, is part of a larger move of escalating TPDDL’s ongoing energy conservation programs to include a much broader & equally urgent issue of environmental depletion and global warming.
TPDDL flagged off the plantation drive with a walkathon at Rohini in North West Delhi followed by plantation of over 1500 saplings. The plantation was carried out in a park and at several other sites in Rohini suggested by DDA which will be developed as a green belt. The saplings have been contributed by Department of Forest, Ministry of Environment.
“Energy and environment conservation are two key issues which need urgent attention across the world at all levels from various quarters. We have been doing our bit in Delhi with aggressive awareness and educational initiatives though our Energy Club programs comprising of over 200 schools in our distribution network”Said Praveer Sinha, CEO & ED, TPDDL.
“Tree plantation is aimed at enhancing the green cover at different locations in our distribution area as well as creating awareness about environmental degradation and advent of global warming amongst the general populace and the pressing need of conserving our environment,’ he added.
TPDDL is sensitive to the aspect of Climate Change and is committed to introduce energy efficient and greener technologies. TPDDL has also set up solar power plants in its network ranging from 25KW- 1MW. The 1 MW solar plant set up by TPDDL is the largest solar plant in India within city limits. TPDDL also actively promotes use of electric car and electric scooters for its field staff for maintenance and operations activities.