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26 Nov 2019 -Mumbai Tata Power and Local Colleges join hands to leverage Government Scholarship Schemes in Mumbai, Maharashtra

700 students enabled access to Scholarship under National Scholarship Portal
~Students benefit with a scholarship worth INR 5000 per year~

With an aim to support higher education amongst India’s youths, Tata Power leveraged Government of India’s – National Scholarship Portal and awarded scholarship to over 700 students (90% SC/ST+ minority and 80% girls) The activity was held under the company’s Financial Inclusion CSR program titled - ‘Adhikaar’.

The Tata Power CSR team collaborated with Acharya College and Dr. Ambedkar College of Chembur where maximum number of youth from Chembur (Trombay) had enrolled in various courses. As part of this activity, the Income Certificates to students were issued through Maha E Seva Kendra under Financial Inclusivity programme @INR 47.00 (Government fee) within 15 days. Additionally, it also benefitted each student with a scholarship worth INR 5,000/- per year and access to government library at no additional cost.

Tata Power’s team has helped to improve the lives of these students whose economic conditions are not conducive for sustaining higher studies.

“As a responsible organization, we have significantly focused on linking students of merit with various government schemes that can benefit them. We would like to thank the National Scholarship Portal for their immense support in helping us provide scholarships to these students and brighten their future,” said Mr Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power.

The certificates were distributed to students by Mr. Thorat (Tehsildar – Kurla/ Wadala / Mulund Region) at a Certificate Distribution Ceremony along with the Trombay CSR team.

National Scholarships Portal is a one-stop solution through which various services starting from student application, application receipt, processing, sanction and disbursal of various scholarships to students are enabled.

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 10,763 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 30% 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