Tata Power Drives Community Initiatives in Alibaug, Maharashtra
OREANDA-NEWS. February 17, 2012. Building on the philosophy of improving lives around their area of operation,
For the past year, Tata Power has focused mainly on women empowerment and self-development among women in the villages of Dherand and Shahpur. The company has conducted special programmes for the various SHGs, which included training sessions, street plays and interactions with bank officials, etc. Tata Power also roped in Mahila Arthik Vikas Mahamandal (a government of
The programme also included a unique
In another initiative at Dherand, Tata Power delivered an adolescent girls' sensitisation programme at
Speaking on the initiative, KS Thimmiah, head of project construction, Western Region Projects, Tata Power, said, “We are delighted with the response we received for our community development initiatives. These initiatives have played an important role in improving health care and empowering women in villages, and making women independent. We at Tata Power always strive to provide opportunities and services that will benefit and enhance the quality of life of our communities.”
Apart from these, Tata Power also organised a general medical health camp in association with Raigad Medical Association (RMA). The camp was specially organised to provide general check-up and treatment to villagers from Dherand and Shahapur. A team of 15 medical practitioners of RMA including general practitioners, paediatricians, gynaecologists and orthopaedists treated and distributed medicines to 346 patients from Dherand and Shahapur. Special attention was given to women, children and senior citizens of the community.