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24 Jun 2021 -Mumbai Tata Power undertakes a special drive to implement safety measures for citizens of Mumbai during monsoon

In a bid to prevent any electricity-related untoward incident in the city during monsoon, Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility and has undertaken a special drive to implement several measures for the citizens of Mumbai. These proactive measures are taken to ensure the safety and well being of our citizens:

  • Inspection of over 5000 substations and distribution panels at prominent public locations along with ATMs and street light poles accessible to the general public thereby, ensuring that there is no leakage of electricity
  • Proactive detection and elimination of electric shock hazards on electrical equipment/installations at various places in Mumbai
  • Adequate dewatering of the pumps installed at all distribution and consumer sub-stations to avoid flooding
  • Conducting tree trimming drives to avoid them from falling on electrical installation
  • Our substations have also been equipped boats .
  • Ensuring adequate stock of essential spare parts, tools and equipment to minimize the response time in case of emergency
  • Conducting awareness drives to educate consumers about the safety measures which advises them to stay away from electrical installations and cautions children from playing near transformers and cables
  • Installing an Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker (ELCB) to help avoid shocks and accidents
  • Issuing monsoon advisory on Tata Power’s Social Media platforms along with distributing posters of this advisory in residential societies
  • Facilitating a dedicated 24x7 Toll Free No 1800 2095161 and WhatsApp 704511623 for consumers to reach out in case of an emergency or a power disruption. In case of Fire / Accident consumers can reach out to 2577 4399 as well.

These measures are a testament of Tata Power’s proactive preparedness to ensure safety for its 7.3 Lakh consumers in Mumbai and provide a trouble-free & safe power supply during Monsoon. Consumers have whole heartedly welcomed these measures by Tata Power which were undertaken in the interest of public safety.

SOME SAFETY TIPS:

  • Do not take shelter beneath tree/any temporary structure in case of heavy wind, thunderstorm, and downpour
  • Ensure that the meter cabin providing electric supply to the premise is adequately protected from water logging or leakage
  • Put off the main switch in case there is water logging or leakage observed in the meter cabin & Put on the main switch only after ensuring that all faults have been rectified properly
  • In case any alterations are made in the wiring, it should be thoroughly checked and tested by a licensed electrical contractor
  • Stay away from electrical installations such as poles, sub-stations, transformers, and streetlights 
  • Caution children against playing near electricity installations, even if they are barricaded
  • Install an Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker (ELCB) to help avoid shocks
  • Keep a 'tester' at home. If any Electrical installation is wet, touch it only with a 'tester' or using hand gloves, safety shoes or insulated platform

About Tata Power:

Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company and, together with its subsidiaries & jointly controlled entities, has an installed/ managed capacity of 12,808 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, coal & freight, logistics and trading. With nearly 3.9 GW of clean energy generation from solar, wind, hydro and waste heat recovery accounting for 31% 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 distributed generation through rooftop solar and micro grids, storage solutions, EV charging infrastructure, ESCO, 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 and recently entered into public-private partnership for Northern ,Central, Western and Southern part of Odisha namely, ”TP Northern Odisha Distribution Limited (TPNODL)“, “TP Central Odisha Distribution Limited”, “TP Western Odisha Distribution Limited” and “TP Southern Odisha Distribution Limited”. Tata Power is serving around 12 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 its 106 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