TSPL Wins Apex CSR ‘Gold’ Award for Community Development Program4th January 2021
Mansa, Punjab, 4 January 2020: Talwandi Sabo Power Limited (TSPL), the largest thermal power plant in Punjab, was awarded ‘Gold’ in Apex India CSR Excellence Award for outstanding achievement in Community Development Program, by the Apex India Foundation.
TSPL was recognized for its impactful community development projects in villages around the power, ensuring better amenities for the rural community at large and enhancing their quality of life. The company has undertaken several need-based infrastructure projects in the periphery, addressing key concerns of the community, from better sanitation facility for children in the school to transforming the garbage disposal yard into a community park, access road for facilitating man and material movement, sports infrastructure, etc.
Expressing his gratitude on receiving the accolade, Mr. Vikas Sharma, CEO and WTD, TSPL said, “We stay committed to our mission of giving back to the community and will continue to support them and enable them in all possible ways. Besides our interventions in the developmental dimensions of sustainable livelihood, quality healthcare and education, we will work together to ensure community’s access to required amenities and create public assets in our mission to ensure a better standard of living of the community.”
Praising TSPL’s efforts in creating significant community assets, Baldev Singh, Sarpanch of Chhellanwali village, said, “I am thankful to TSPL for transforming the local garbage dump into a wonderful community park, with rides for children and a relaxation space for the elderly. We look forward to their support in other projects as well.”
Vedanta’s Talwandi Sabo Power Limited (TSPL) is a supercritical 1980 MW world-class thermal power plant in Banawala, Mansa district, Punjab and supplies 100% of the electricity it generates to Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd. TSPL deploys globally benchmarked environment and safety practices making it Punjab’s greenest thermal power plant, and among the foremost zero-harm, zero-waste, zero-discharge thermal power producers in the country. The plant has been instrumental in the socio-economic development of the region since inception.
About Vedanta Limited:
Vedanta Limited, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Limited, is one of the world’s leading Oil & Gas and Metals company with significant operations in Oil & Gas, Zinc, Lead, Silver, Copper, Iron Ore, Steel, and Aluminium & Power across India, South Africa, Namibia, and Australia. For two decades, Vedanta has been contributing significantly to nation building. Governance and sustainable development are at the core of Vedanta's strategy, with a strong focus on health, safety, and environment. Giving back is in the DNA of Vedanta, which is focused on enhancing the lives of local communities. Under the aegis of Vedanta Cares, the flagship social impact program, Nand Ghars have been set up as model anganwadis focused on eradicating child malnutrition, providing education, healthcare, and empowering women with skill development. Vedanta and its group companies have been featured in Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2020, and were conferred Frost & Sullivan Sustainability Awards 2020, CII Environmental Best Practices Award 2020, CSR Health Impact Award 2020, CII National Award 2020 for Excellence in Water Management, CII Digital Transformation Award 2020, ICSI National Award 2020 for excellence in Corporate Governance, People First HR Excellence Award 2020, 'Company with Great Managers 2020' by People Business and certified as a Great Place to Work 2021. Vedanta Limited is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange in India and has ADRs listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
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About Vedanta Aluminium and Power:
Vedanta Aluminium & Power, a part of Vedanta Limited, is India’s largest producer of Aluminium, producing almost half of India's Aluminium or 1.9 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) in FY20, and is also one of the largest private power producers in the country. BALCO is a part of Vedanta’s Aluminium and Power Business. Vedanta is a leader in value-added Aluminium products that find critical applications in core industries. With its world-class smelters, power plants and alumina refinery spread across India, the company fulfils its mission of spurring emerging applications of Aluminium as the 'Metal of the Future' for a greener tomorrow.
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