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25 Mar 2019 -Ahmedabad and Mundra CGPL spurs innovation in education under E-Vidya – ‘Learning Delight’: an E-software for learning in Gujarat

Tata Power’s Coastal Gujarat Power Limited (CGPL) has relentlessly worked towards conceptualizing advanced and path-breaking solutions in the education sector for children in its operational areas. With an aim to incorporate innovative teaching & learning experience for school students, the company, under its E-Vidya program, recently launched ‘Learning Delight’ – an E-software for academic learning in 20 schools in Mundra, Gujarat.

The E-software is aligned with the Gujarat State Board curriculum up to Class VIII and intends to make learning a delightful experience through animation, riddles, puzzles and stories. It is a unique example of collaborative efforts by the Government, CSR and NGOs to strengthen and improve the education quality, to increase creativity in the students, learning environment with overall development of students & creating a sense of healthy competitiveness among the students through quiz, increase the usage of IT in day to day teaching for improved performance of the students.  This E Vidya focusses on integrating curriculum and technology which offers exposure to advance learning practices for educational excellence.

The E-software will not only facilitate an effortless interaction between teachers and students but will also enhance learning levels by making prescribed textbooks fun and easy thereby improving the quality of education and decreasing the dropout rate.

Elaborating on the E-software, Mr. K.V. Ghate ,CEO, CGPL, said, “We believe that education is the backbone of any progressive country. At Tata Power, our efforts have always been driven towards augmenting innovative and experiential learning in the India education system. Our association with ‘Learning Delight’ to introduce this E-software under our E-Vidya program is an endeavour to simplify the way children are taught in schools by digitizing educational content and making it a lot more interesting.”

Through this program, the company aims to impact over 20 schools in rural and semi-urban areas of Mundra, Gujarat.

About Tata Power:

Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company and, together with its subsidiaries & jointly controlled entities, has an installed capacity of 10857 MW. A pioneer in the field, it has a presence across the entire power value chain: Generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy; transmission & distribution, trading and coal & freight logistics. With renewable energy assets in solar and wind accounting for 22% of the company's portfolio, Tata Power is a leader in clean energy generation. In line with the company's view on sustainable and clean energy development, Tata Power is steering the transformation of utilities to integrated solutions by looking at new business growth in EV charging & storage, distributed generation & rooftops, microgrids and home automation & smart meters.

It has successful public-private partnerships in generation, transmission & distribution in India namely: ‘Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd.’ with Delhi Vidyut Board for distribution in North Delhi; 'Tata Power Ajmer Distribution Ltd.' with Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd. for distribution in Ajmer; 'Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.' with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi; 'Maithon Power Ltd.' with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. Tata Power is serving more than 2.6 million distribution consumers in India and has developed the country’s first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology.

With growing international focus, Tata Power's global presence includes strategic investments in Indonesia through a 30% stake in the coal company PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC); 26% stake in mines at PT Baramulti Suksessarana Tbk (BSSR); in Singapore through Trust Energy Resources; in South Africa through a joint venture called ‘Cennergi’ to develop projects in sub-Sahara Africa; in Zambia through a 50:50 joint venture with ZESCO for 120 MW Hydro project; in Georgia through AGL which is a joint venture with Clean Energy, Norway & IFC for development of 187 MW hydro project; in Bhutan through a hydro project in partnership with The Royal Government of Bhutan.

With its 103 years track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world-class safety processes, customer care and driving green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for multi-fold growth and committed to 'lighting up lives' for generations to come. Visit us at: www.tatapower.com